Prince Harry: I feel my mother’s ‘constant presence’ and I tell Archie about ‘Grandma Diana’

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Prince Harry: I feel my mother’s ‘constant presence’ and I tell Archie about ‘Grandma Diana’
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Prince Harry has revealed he feels his mother’s presence in almost everything he does, saying he’s sure she is proud of him.

In a wide-ranging interview with NBC’s Today programme in the United States, the Duke of Sussex spoke candidly about how his mother continues to guide him, more than 24 years on from her death.

He revealed that he speaks to two-year-old Archie about “Grandma Diana”, saying: “I don’t tell him all the stuff that happened but I say this is, ‘Grandma Diana’, we’ve got a couple of photos up at the house.

Asked whether he felt her presence, he added: “It’s constant, and it has been over the last two years, more so than ever before.

“It’s almost as if she’s done her bit with my brother and now she’s very much like helping me. She got him set up and now she’s helping me set up, that’s what it feels like.

“He’s got his kids, I’ve got my kids, the circumstances are obviously different but … I feel her presence in almost everything I do now.

“But definitely more so in the last two years than ever before, without question.”

Told by anchor Hoda Kotb that Princess Diana would be proud of him, he added: “I’m sure she is”.

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The interview touched on Harry’s relationship with the Queen, who he visited last week with Meghan as he made his way to the Invictus Games.

He said the pair “have a really special relationship,” and they “talk about things that she can’t talk about with anybody else”.

Asked whether he missed family in the UK, he said: “Yes, I think for most people over the last two years, have they not missed their family?

“The inability to get home and see them? Of course”.

Asked specifically on whether he missed his brother, Prince William, and his dad, Prince Charles, he replied that he was currently focused on the Invictus Games.

“Look, for me, at the moment, I’m here to the focus is on these guys and these families, to give everything I can, 120 per cent to them, to make sure they have the experience of a lifetime,” he said.

“That’s my focus here, and then I leave here and get back and my focus is my family, who I miss massively.”

Elsewhere, he revealed that he was not sure whether he would be returning to the UK for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June.

“There’s lots of things: security issues and everything else. So this is what I’m trying to do, trying to make it possible that, you know, I can get my kids to meet her,” he said.

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