Diana's support for AIDS victims and sufferers came a crucial time when tabloids and her royal family didnt fully approve of her works.Diana became a favorite around normal, everyday people because she made them feel loved. Diana thought it was normal to touch and have conversations with AIDS patients when others wouldnt go near them. Diana conquered public fear of AIDS when she held a baby with AIDS in Washington in her arms. Diana was special because she won people's devotions by simply being devoted to them. To many people Diana was a hero because she actually listened and understood AIDS patients, as well as show affection and love.
The People’s Princess “I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them.” These words were spoken by a woman who honestly cared about what people were going through and understood their suffering: Princess Diana. Even when she was going through the most terrible moments in her life, she was strong, positive and always willing to help others. She helped the poor, people with diseases, and children in need. Princess Diana didn’t act like royalty and she dedicated hundreds of hours to helping adults and children who were deprived of love and affection. She changed people’s minds and perspectives about the victims of horrid sicknesses and the less fortunate.
Princess Diana used this to her advantage and, “she devoted herself to her sons [Prince William and Prince Harry] and to such charitable efforts as the battle against the use of land mines” (Diana, 2014). Her life in mainstream media helped to have her be heard beyond the boarders of England and she became an icon to the world for her gracious poise and outreach to the people of average society. With her marriage to Prince Charles of England, each aspect of her life was broadcast and the pressures consumed her. She then decided to pursue outreach interests of her own. “Diana served a strong supporter of many charities and worked to help the homeless, people living with HIV and AIDS and children in need” (Diana, 2014).
Generosity is a great virtue in which people give or help others without expecting anything in return. Unfortunately is very seldom to see it in our society nowadays. Princess Diana had and believed in that virtue. She helped the people in need out of the goodness of her heart. According to author Derek Stanovsky, “Princess Diana lend her time and her fame to dozens of
I believe her charity work, while extremely noble and beneficial to the world, was a cry for the support and love she was missing in her marriage. The more charity work she did, the more affection she gained with the public.
In April of 1987, Diana opened Britain’s first purpose-built ward for AIDS sufferers, at London’s Middlesex Hospital (Davies 208). During her AIDS charity work, Princess Diana was one of the first high profile people in Britain to be pictured touching those afflicted with AIDS. This had a significant impact on changing people’s opinions and attitudes to the disease. Diana said, “HIV does not make people dangerous to know. You can shake their hands and give them hugs, Heaven knows they need it” (www... ... middle of paper ... ...understands the joy of having a baby and the anguish if something goes wrong” (Morton 56).
Princess Diana was a very devoted woman, she always saw the good in everyone and always tried to help anyone in need, anyway she could. Lady Diana Spencer married Prince Charles in 1981 and became known as Princess Diana. “Anywhere I see suffering, that is where I want to be, doing what I can.” - Princess Diana. As an adored member of the Royal Family, Princess Diana broke barriers of royal protocol, was one of the biggest fashion icons of the world, and will be remembered through her legacy. Starting with how she became part of the Royal Family.
According to Barbra Leaming, who wrote Monroe’s biography, “It was 'Aunt Grace' who first encouraged Norma Jeane to believe that she was destined to be a star like Jean Harlow." (Leaming, 1998). From being a victim in horrible circumstances which causes emotional deprivation, the effect can be depression, lack of confidence and low self -esteem. Nonetheless, Monroe was iconic for her beauty and not even her past could overshadow that. “She was an epitome of sensuality, beauty and effervescence and was naturally photogenic.”(Leaming, 1998) explains how her beauty got her started on her career.
Princess Diana was an extremely noteworthy person and was an important figure in society. Diana Spencer had a very interesting background as to how she came to be princess and as to how she had a very normal life growing up. Diana Spencer also used her fame to spread awareness about causes and people in need. Lastly, Princess Diana’s death was tragic and unexpected, but she left a lasting legacy in her place. Princess Diana was a very noteworthy person who changed the lives of many people.
Princess Diana was a hero because she helped the sick and the poor despite her own personal troubles. This paper will inform you on the early life, family, career, struggles, and contributions of Princess Diana’s life. Life Story Diana didn’t start out a princess but she was still fond of her childhood. Diana was born on July 1, 1961 in Norfolk England. She had many siblings including Cynthia, John, Charles, and Sarah.