Closed captioning of: Olympic torch pays tribute to Princess Diana
now. this morning the torch is making a special trip through
's childhood home. nbc's
is there. michelle, good morning.
hi, willie, this is the part of the
, the running of the torch,
who work self-less lis for communities.
's procedure said this the sort of thing she loved to recognize. the flame burned a little in her memory here today. for the first time
's childhood home hosted a feast. the torch ran through the proud place where she grew up and where she's buried. a symbolic nod to her importance in british life and history 15 years after her tragic death.
a hat's off to her memory.
was about encouraging people to do their best for the community. i think it would fit very nicely with her.
before she married charles age 19 and became the princess the world adored, this the magnificent estate
lady diana spencer
called home, the garden she ran and played in as a girl. also where the family has lived since
before elizabeth i was born.
my grandfather lived here.
weren't you worried about breaking things that were valuable.
takes care of it. still here are reminders and dresses.
championed those who worked hard behind the certain and gave a voice to those who spoke quietly. just this weekend, a recipient of the
courageous citizen carried herself. just the kind of hero to bring the flame toward the game. it has been on horse back,
, bicycle, ice, steam train,
hot air balloon
ben parkinson's hometown cheered him on. one torchbearer briefly handed it off for good reason. this is the olympics, for those who may never win medals but go that extra mile for their neighbor, the people gained today by the
of their princess. now,
's sons william and harry will play special roles as olympic ambassadors dedicated to service as she was. willie.
. thanks so much,