The tight-lipped Prince got emotional while visiting with girls who lost their own mother.
Prince William and Kate Middleton had plenty of fun while on their recent Canada trip, but William showed a moment of true compassion while consoling young women who lost their mother, by recounting the pain he felt after Princess Diana‘s tragic death.
William and Kate, both 29, toured small commemorative garden during their Canadian trip in Yellowknife, the capital of the Northwest Territories. Dedicated to Loraine Minish-Cooper after she lost her life to breast cancer in 2002, the garden was created by the three daughters she left behind — Meryl, Margot and Meghan Cooper. William took time out to speak to the young women about the grief of losing a parent early, the Daily Mail reports.
“William was really sympathetic about how we lost our mother,” Meghan said. “He said he could understand. He said, “I know what it’s like to lose your mother at such a young age.’ He told me to make sure I took good care of my other sisters. He really understood. It was remarkable how warm they were. They really opened up in the garden — they are very genuine people.”
“William said that he had been there and he knew how hard it is to lose your mother,” Meryl said. “He said, ‘As you know I lost my mother, so I can imagine your pain.'”
‘I told him that our mother was a big fan of Diana,” Margot said. “It was sad to see him speak about losing his mother.”
We think it was so brave of William to open up about his pain in order to comfort others!
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