Twenty years have passed after her death, Princess Diana is still alive in the hearts and minds of the people in Britain. With this, hundreds of Englanders made a pilgrimage to her former home, Kensington Palace to commemorate her tragic death.
In commemoration of Diana's 20th death anniversary, TMZ reported that the Kensington Palace was festooned with all kinds of banners, flowers and a lot of posters clearly showing a lot of visuals to remember her memory. It can be recalled that the Princess of Wale died when she was only 36 because of a tragic car crash in Paris.
Apart from her fans and the people of Britain, Diana's children, Prince William and Prince Harry along with Kate Middleton also visited the Kensington Palace White Garden which was planted and made in her honor. It may be exaggerated to claim that Princess Diana saved the monarchy but the presence of Englanders during her death anniversary only shows that she is the "people's princess".
As a way to show their love for the late Princess Diana, some dressed head-to-toe in Union Jack clothing while the others placed cards, candles, and flowers outside the gates of the Kensington Palace. These all created a makeshift shrine to the late Princess of Wales. In fact, one of Diana's fans in Australia wrote in the card how she misses and loves her Grandma Diana.
Meanwhile, Elton John, who sang "Candle in the Wind" at the funeral of Princess Diana, showed his love and tribute by posting on social media. The singer posted a photo of the two of them on Instagram and he captioned this with: "20 years ago today, the world lost an angel. RIP."
According to Washington Post, Diana's death last August 31, 1997, triggered an outpouring of emotion in Britain which until that time, has been claimed as un-British. The driver of the car, who also died in the said crash, was found to have had a blood alcohol level that was three times the legal limit in Paris.
In Princess Diana's short life, she contributed a lot not only to the British monarchy but to the world as well. She even shook the hands of patients with AIDS. No doubt, she was one of the most prominent people in the world and the British people just loved her until now.