Prince Harry seen looking lovingly at photo of Diana

Harry was at another charity yesterday, his second this week.

Prince Harry was only 12 years old when his mother passed away, but it looks like the passage of time has only strengthened his love for her.

In a touching tribute to her, Harry has spent time at the Willesden Green hostel in London, which was opened by Diana in 1995.

While he was there he stumbled across a photo of her hanging on the wall that was taken the day she opened the centre.

He immediately broke out in a big smile and was pictured staring at it by one of the official photographers at the scene.

Martin Houghton-Brown, the UK chief executive of the Depaul group of hostels, was there when Diana opened the hostel all those years ago and was lucky enough to spend time with Harry yesterday, too.

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“She really connected with the young people, and returned in a private capacity to play ball games with them,” he said of the late princess.

It seems Harry really has followed in her footsteps, embracing his role as a patron for a whole range of charities.

Earlier in the day he went on a run with members of The Running Charity, an organisation that helps homeless and vulnerable young people.

Ever the adventurer, Harry had all of his gear ready to go and pulled on some very tight lycra leggings for the occasion!

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Despite all of his privilege there’s no doubt Harry has been through tough times, particularly surrounding the loss of his mother and the relentless attention on his personal life.

Alex Eagle, founder of The Running Charity, said this was perhaps one of the reasons he is able to relate so well to those who have fallen on hard times.

“The prince observed that a lot of young people who use our charities have been let down in the early stages of life and that their success is defined by how they pick themselves up,” he said.

Are you a fan of Harry? Are you proud of how he has handled himself over the years?

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