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Statues.Com to Pay Tribute to Princess Diana for Her Prodigious Charitable Campaigns & Devotion Toward Helping the Marginalized of Society The “SculptHER™” Collection at Statues.Com will pay tribute in October to Princess Diana. The “People’s Princess” for her many charities that served the homeless, the disabled, people with HIV/AIDS, and especially children Salt Lake City, UT — Statues.Com is set to celebrate the life of Princess Diana with a 7-inch bust statue for her monumental charity work that brought worldwide attention to the plight of the homeless, the disabled, and for people with HIV/AIDS, and for raising international awareness to the human toll of landmines.

 

Princess Diana was noted for her compassion, style, charisma, and high-profile charity work. Dubbed the “People’s Princess” by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Princess Diana (1961-1997) was an iconic national figure who dedicated her life to serving others, especially those without a voice. She truly believed in participating in helping, not simply giving money. In a 1995 interview, Princess Diana said that “[She would] like to be a queen of people’s hearts, in people’s hearts.”

 

She displayed her compassion and desire to make the world a better place in her charity work. Leveraging her royal status, Princess Diana drew worldwide attention to the plight of people with HIV/AIDS, the disabled, sick and dying patients, and the homeless. — more — During her marriage to Prince Charles – which ended in 1996 – Princess Diana was president or patron of over 100 charities. Her charity efforts culminated – the year before her death, with being an active campaigner for a ban on the manufacture and use of landmines. Born Diana Frances Spencer, Princess Diana of Wales drew wide acclaim for her deep devotion to marginalized people worldwide.

 

In 1987, Princess Diana was awarded the Honorary Freedom of the City of London, the highest honor which is in the power of the City of London to bestow on someone. She received the International Leonardo Prize in Moscow, given to “the most distinguished patrons and people in the arts, medicine, and sports.” In New York City, Princess Diana bestowed upon her the United Cerebral Palsy Humanitarian of the Year Award for her philanthropic endeavors. Tragically, Princess Diana’s life suddenly ended in August of 1997 when she died in a car crash in Paris.