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Princess Diana's sweetest mum moments with sons William and Harry – video

The late royal would have been 59 this year

Ainhoa Barcelona

Princess Diana was the best mother to her boys, Prince William and Prince Harry, in the short time that she had with them. William was a teenager when his mother passed away, while Harry was only 12.

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This Wednesday marks Diana's birthday; the People's Princess would have turned 59. In memory of Diana – who Harry says gave the biggest hugs and "smothered" them with love – we're taking a look at the royal mum's sweetest parenting moments…

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