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Princess Diana to be Honored With Statue on 60th Birthday

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Princess Diana would have turned 60 this coming Thursday, and her sons will be leading a very special tribute for the occasion, including the unveiling of a statue.

The People’s Princess was renowned for her compassion, which she spread all around the world. As Britain prepares to honor her with a statue unveiling, Brits say they can only dream of the impact she would have had on the monarchy today.

Inside Edition takes a look at this upcoming special unveil on what would have been the 60th birthday of Princess Diana who lost her life untimely death over 20 years ago.

Prince Harry made a surprise video address to a ceremony honoring young people at the annual Diana Awards for their humanitarian work and community action according to BAZAAR.

“I’m truly honored to be celebrating your work, your commitment to change making and the vital role that you’ve taken on representing a new generation of humanitarianism,” Harry, 36, said in the address.

“Later this week, my brother and I are recognizing what would have been our mum’s 60th birthday,” Harry continued, “and she would be so proud of you all for living authentic life with purpose and with compassion for others.”
Prince Harry and Megahn Markle recently had the arrival of their second child whom they dedicated her name to his grandmother and mother. Lilibet Diana. They plan to use the nickname “Lili.”

Lilibet is a sweet tribute to Harry’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth. The monarch was affectionately called Lilibet as a child by her family members as a nickname. A royal source tells BAZAAR that William will bring his wife, Duchess Kate, and their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, to view the statue for a private family moment sometime before the official unveiling. Harry is understood to still be in quarantine when the Cambridges embark on their private visit.