Princes Harry and William are mourning the death of the beloved nanny who helped raise them from infants to teenagers.
Olga Powell, 82, died Tuesday of a heart attack on her doorstep. She was their nanny for 15 years during a turbulent time that included the death of their mother, Princess Diana, and their parents’ divorce.Slideshow: Life of Prince William (on this page)
“The princes have been informed and are very saddened to hear the news,’’ a Kensington Palace spokesperson said in a statement.Story: Afghan Taliban threaten to kidnap, kill Prince Harry
She was in attendance last year when William married Kate Middleton, and told the Hertfordshire Mercury that she was still close with both princes, who “were just like any other children.’’Slideshow: The lives of princes (on this page)
“I have a very normal relationship with them," she told the newspaper. "Their upbringing was very normal and their parents wanted them to have as ordinary a childhood as they could."
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