Diana Legacy Lingers As Fans Mark Late Royal’s 60th Birthday
Those touched by the life of the preschool teacher turned princess remembered her ahead of what would have been her 60th birthday, recalling the complicated royal rebel who left an enduring imprint on the House of Windsor.
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LONDON (AP) — Most people wouldn’t volunteer to walk through a minefield. Princess Diana did it twice. On Jan. 15, 1997, Diana walked gingerly down a narrow path cleared through an Angolan minefield, wearing a protective visor and flak jacket emblazoned with the name of The HALO Trust, a group devoted to removing mines from former war zones. When she realized some of the photographers accompanying her didn’t get the shot, she turned around and…