Remembering Princess Diana on her 52nd birthday

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Thousands of flowers were left to honor Princess Diana in the wake of her death.

Diana, the late Princess of Wales, would've celebrated her 52nd birthday today. As her son prepares to have a child of his own, we remember the life and legacy of the "people's princess."

"She will always be remembered for her amazing public work, but behind the media glare — to just two loving children — she was quite simply the best mother in the world," Prince Harry said at a royal memorial service for his mother in 2007.

In honor of Diana, who remains much-missed, take a look at this slideshow celebrating her memory.

Princess Diana's life

Diana, the Princess of Wales
John Stillwell

See images from key moments in the life of Britain's Diana, the 'people's princess'.


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