Prince Harry Had To Make A Heartbreaking Personal Sacrifice Before William Proposed To Kate

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But the one thing that kept him going was the support from his older brother. In fact, Harry credits William with getting him into therapy and helping him come to terms with his childhood; and similarly, William saw Harry as a shoulder to lean on. “We are uniquely bonded because of what we’ve been through,” William said in a video released by Kensington Palace in 2017.

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Meanwhile, in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy back in 1997, princes William and Harry were taken to Kensington Palace and told that they could each select a memento from Diana’s jewelry collection. Prince William subsequently chose his mother’s watch, while Harry opted for her sapphire engagement ring.

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