How Princess Diana Bravely Defied The Rules of the Royal Family

She Publicly Supported Charities

Diana was nicknamed "The People's Princess" for obvious reasons. She loved to be involved with charities firsthand, and she was one of the first royals who made the effort to interact with people face-to-face rather than just with donations. She's most famous for shaking hands with HIV positive patients and walking across minefields to spread awareness to land mines. 


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The More You Know

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