"Farewell to a Princess"

"Farewell to a Princess"; Cutaway Chris de Burgh listening Cutaways various people crying Cutaway Candle burning LBV Earl Spencer to pulpitt Seq Earl Spencer tribute SOT - Stand before you the representative of a family in grief, before world in shock/ all united in our desire to pay respects to Diana and our need to do so/ millions taking part all over world who never met her but felt they'd lost someone close/ Diana was essence of compassion duty, style, beauty/ all over world standard bearer for rights of downtrodden/ British girl who transcended nationality/ someone with natural nobility who needed no royal title to generate her particular brand of magic/ thank you for brightening our lives even though God granted you half a life/ you do not need to be seen as saint/ to sanctify your memory would miss out on core of your being/ mischevious sense of humour, joy of life, energy/ greatest gift was intuition/ your instinctive feel for what is important in all our lives/ for all glamour Diana remained insecure/ world cherished her vulnerability/ spent her birthday at fundraising charity evening/ would rather cherish days in March when she visited me in S Africa Cutaway Elton John listening Cutaway Donatella and Santo Versace listening Cutaways various shots of congregation and coffin and woman signing
"Farewell to a Princess"; Cutaway Chris de Burgh listening Cutaways various people crying Cutaway Candle burning LBV Earl Spencer to pulpitt Seq Earl Spencer tribute SOT - Stand before you the representative of a family in grief, before world in shock/ all united in our desire to pay respects to Diana and our need to do so/ millions taking part all over world who never met her but felt they'd lost someone close/ Diana was essence of compassion duty, style, beauty/ all over world standard bearer for rights of downtrodden/ British girl who transcended nationality/ someone with natural nobility who needed no royal title to generate her particular brand of magic/ thank you for brightening our lives even though God granted you half a life/ you do not need to be seen as saint/ to sanctify your memory would miss out on core of your being/ mischevious sense of humour, joy of life, energy/ greatest gift was intuition/ your instinctive feel for what is important in all our lives/ for all glamour Diana remained insecure/ world cherished her vulnerability/ spent her birthday at fundraising charity evening/ would rather cherish days in March when she visited me in S Africa Cutaway Elton John listening Cutaway Donatella and Santo Versace listening Cutaways various shots of congregation and coffin and woman signing
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06 September, 1997
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