Twenty years ago the world received the news of the death of Princess Diana

August 31, 2017

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Violet Nelson and son Shale Nelson are pictured looking at the accident site in the tunnel by the River Seine in Paris, where Princess Diana was killed Aug. 31, 1997.

By Violet Nelson

Princess Diana was Princess of Wales while married to Prince Charles. On Aug. 31, 1997 while visiting Paris, Diana and Egyptian film producer and playboy Dodi Fayed, along with the driver of their car, were killed after crashing into a concrete beam in the tunnel by the River Seine.
Whether or not you are a devout Royalist or just a fan of the general public, I can trust most of us know exactly what we were do­ing the day news of the death of British Royal Prin­cess Diana flashed across the TV screen.

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