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Princes William, Harry Remember Their Final Call With Princess Diana

Princes William & Harry Remember Their Final Call With Princess Diana

Princes William, Harry Remember Their Final Call With Diana

It was a typical phone call between two boys playing and their mother, who was on vacation in France. It was brief — the boys wanted to get back to playing with their cousins, not spend time on the phone chatting.

The brevity of that 1997 call troubles Prince William and Prince Harry to this day — for their mother, Princess Diana, would die in a car crash that night.

“Harry and I were in a desperate rush to say goodbye, you know ‘see you later’… If I’d known now obviously what was going to happen I wouldn’t have been so blase about it and everything else,” William says in a new documentary. “But that phone call sticks in my mind, quite heavily.”

Diana, Princess of Wales, on holiday with Prince Harry.

Harry tells the filmmakers the final chat is something he will regret until the end of his days.

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The ITV documentary “Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy” is airing Monday on British TV. Excerpts from the film, and new family photographs, were released Sunday.

The show is one of a series of tributes to Diana expected as the 20th anniversary of her death on August 31, 1997, approaches.

Diana, Princess of Wales, holding Prince William while pregnant with Prince Harry.

“Our mother was a total kid through and through. When everybody says to me ‘so she was fun, give us an example,’ all I can hear is her laugh in my head,” says Harry.

William tells a story that reveals the privileged life they led as children — one day, Diana surprised him by having three of the world’s top models waiting for him when he got home from school.

“She organized when I came home from school to have Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington and Naomi Campbell waiting at the top of the stairs. I was probably a 12 or 13-year-old boy who had posters of them on his wall,” William said. “I went bright red and didn’t know quite what to say. And sort of fumbled and I think pretty much fell down the stairs on the way up.”

William says he frequently tells his children — Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 2 — about Diana so she can be a presence in her grandchildren’s lives.

“She’d be a lovely grandmother. She’d absolutely love it, she’d love the children to bits,” he said.

Princes William and Harry said their last conversation with their mother, Princess Diana, had been brief.
Source NBC Chicago &  CNN

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