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Princes William And Harry Pay Tribute To Their Mother Diana With A Statue To Commemorate Her Life And Legacy

Date December 12, 2017 15:42

Princes William and Harry always have been very protective and respectful when it comes to their late mother, Princess Diana. She passed away 20 years ago when William was 15 and Harry was 12.

Now both of them are grownups, but they always remember Diana and try to commemorate her deeds and life through different means. Earlier this year they turned one of the royal gardens into the “White Garden”. It is full of beautiful flowers and was inspired by late Princess’s style.

And in January 2017, it was announced that the two princes were going to erect a statue of their mom. William and Harry wanted everything to be perfect so it took them time to choose a sculptor who would be able to create an impeccable masterpiece.

Recently they were really happy to announce that they’ve found an excellent candidate. It’s Ian Rank-Broadley, he is the well-known member of Royal British Society of Sculptors. And it’s not his first time to work with the royal family; he’s designed various images and portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philipp for the coins.

And as for the statue of Diana, it should be presented on the grounds of Kensington Palace in 2019.

William and Harry said:

It has been 20 years since our mother’s death and the time is right to recognize her positive impact in the UK and around the world with a permanent statue.

William and Harry really want their beloved mother to be remembered by ages for everything she’s done. They said:

Our mother touched so many lives. We hope the statue will help all those who visit Kensington Palace to reflect on her life and her legacy.

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