Princes William and Harry are hoping to keep their mother’s legacy alive by trying “to make a difference” through work that would have made Princess Diana proud.
The princes appeared in the new documentary, “Diana, 7 Days” and revealed how they are trying to fill the void that was left 20 years ago when Diana died in a car crash in Paris. The princes were 15 and 12 years old at the time of their mother’s death.
“All I want to do is try and fill the holes my mother has left,” Harry, 32, said in the documentary. “And between myself and William, and everybody else that’s in those privileged positions, to try and make a difference. And that’s what it’s about for us, trying to make a difference.”
William, 35, echoed that sentiment, saying he pushed through her tragic death by thinking about what he and Harry can do to make their mother proud.
“Both our parents have brought us up to understand that…there is this element of duty and responsibility that you have to do things you don’t want to do,” William said.
He added, “When it becomes that personal, walking behind your mother’s funeral cortege, it goes to another level of duty. But I just kept thinking about what she would want and that she’d be proud of Harry and I. And effectively, she was there with us. It felt like she was walking…