A Beloved Princess
In the summer of 1961 on July 1 Diana Frances Spencer was born. Her birth took place at Park House, the home her parents rented on the English royal family's estate at Sandringham.
Diana led a good life. Successfully achieving many dreams and goals. Helping people in need and doing what she believed was right. Although she had fantasies of being a ballerina or teaching children, she never believed that one-day she would be a princess.
Her childhood was not filled with wonderful memories. When Diana was six, her mother left her father. After the divorce in 1969, Diana's father received custody of the children. (www.momma.com) Diana had two older sisters, Sarah and Jane, and a younger brother Charles.
Diana attended different boarding schools. She never did well academically but was recognized at West Heath, in Kent, with a special award for service in 1977. (Diana, pg86.) She was described there as, "A girl who notices what needs to be done, then does it willingly and cheerfully." (www.momma.com)
After finishing school in Switzerland, Diana worked as a nanny, governess and then fulfilled one of her much life long dreams in Pimlico, London where she worked as a kindergarten teacher. (www.momma.com)
Diana loved working with small children.She tried her hardest to teach children the start of their education.This was one of the many times Diana had the idea of helping others.
In 1980 Diana began her relationship with Prince Charles. (Diana, In Search of herself Pg.92)He was twelve years older than her and had previously dated her sister, Sarah. Prince Charles and Diana had only dated a short while before an engagement was announced in February of 1981.
On July 29, 1981 Charles, Prince of Wales in heir to the British throne, married Lady Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales. (Diana Remembering the Princess Pg.64) The beautiful ceremony took place in St. Paul'…
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A Beloved Princess