Princess Diana remembered

23:04, Aug 31 2012
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COMPASSION: Diana, Princess of Wales, bows to Mother Teresa, the founder of the Missionaries of Charity, after the two met briefly at the Missionaries of Charity's residence in the Bronx section of New York.
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FAMILY PHOTO: Members of the British Royal Family sit for an official portrait in the white drawing room at Windsor Castle.
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GRIEVING: Princess Diana comforts pop star Elton John as he weeps at a memorial mass for Italian designer Gianni Versace.
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POLITICAL: Diana, Princess of Wales, meets first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton in the White House.
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LIFE LIKE: Tourists pass a waxwork statue of Princess Diana at Madame Tussaud's in London.
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HOLY: Diana, Princess of Wales with Pope John Paul II during a private audience at the Vatican.
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COVERGIRL: Vanity Fair magazine featuring Princess Diana on the cover, wearing a new dress by Gianni Versace.
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MUM: Princess Diana and her sons Harry and William sit wrapped up warm in a horse-drawn carriage in the resort of Lech.
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SMILING: Diana, Princess of Wales, smiles during her visit to formally open The Richard Attenborough Centre for Disability and Arts in Leicester.
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HAPPIER DAYS: Prince Charles and Lady Diana enjoy a carriage ride during their engagement prior to their 1981 wedding.
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CHARITY: Princes Diana holds an Angolan amputee child on her lap during her visit to Angola as part of the Red Cross campaign against land mines.
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CARING: Princess Diana is shown at a White House breakfast in recognition of the Nina Hyde Center for Breast Cancer Research.
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FASHION: Princess Diana arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City to attend the Museum's 1996 Costume Institute gala, a tribute to the achievements of designer Chistian Dior.
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RED CROSS: Diana, Princess of Wales, holds a landmine in one of the safety corridors of the landmine field in Huambo, Angola, during a visit to help a Red Cross campaign outlaw landmines worldwide.
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SPEAKER: Princess Diana arrives at the Royal Geographical Society for a speech on the dangers of landmines throughout the world.
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SNAPPED: Diana, Princess of Wales, Patron of the English National Ballet, is photographed after a lunch function at their London headquarters.
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TOP COMPANY: Princess Diana poses with South African President Nelson Mandela in Cape Town outside the Presidential residence.
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DANCE FEVER: Princess Diana is shown wearing a Victor Edelstein gown as she dances at a White House dinner with actor John Travolta.
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PRETTY IN BLUE: Princess Diana arrives at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
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LEGGING IT: Princess Diana arrives at Christies auctioneers in London.
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KHAN DO: Princess Diana and Imran Khan's British wife Jemima Khan with her son Suleman Issa, come out of the lounge at Lahore airport.
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SHADOW BEAUTY: Princess Diana walks away from the receiving line at the Nina Hyde Breast Cancer Research Center charity.
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MAKING A SPLASH: Princess Diana in the Caribbean island of Antigua for a holiday.
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TRIBUTE: In memory of Princess Diana.
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PORTRAIT OF BEAUTY: Diana, Princess of Wales.

Admirers from around the world are paying tribute to Princess Diana at the Paris tunnel where she was killed in a car crash 15 years ago.

Tourists prayed in front of the Flame of Liberty monument to Diana above the site. Flowers, photos and messages were piled around.

British visitor Patricia Williams said Friday that Diana "became an icon. She was a very beautiful woman and things have passed on now. But Charles is now happy and I hope her sons have come to terms with it."

Princess Diana and her partner Dodi Al Fayed died when the Mercedes they were in plowed into a pillar in the Alma Tunnel on August 31, 1997. French police said driver Henri Paul, who also died, had been drinking heavily and was speeding.

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