In a recent interview with Robin Roberts on Good Morning America, Prince Harry revealed his personal thoughts about his late mother, Princess Diana, and his hopes to become a father one day.
The fifth-in-line to the British throne has evolved remarkably over the years from his partying days to his current commitment to charitable work.
The prince has formed the charity Sentebale, which translates to "Forget Me Not," in honor of Princess Diana to aid the vulnerable African children of Lesotho, many of whom are struggling with AIDS. Diana famously changed the perception of AIDS through her social work.
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Prince Harry said he hopes his mother would be pleased with all he and his brother, Prince William, have accomplished.
"I hope she's looking down, you know, with tears in her eyes, being incredibly proud of what we've established, I suppose," Harry said. "I'm sure she's longing for me to have kids so she can be a grandmother again."
"I hope that everything we do privately and officially, that it makes her proud," he said. "I think losing your mother at such a young age does end up shaping your life massively. Of course, it does, and now I find myself trying to be there and give advice to other people who are in similar positions."
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Prince Harry said he loves being an uncle to William and Kate's two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
"You've got to have fun in life. Otherwise, wow, imagine life without fun," Harry said. "You’ve got to be taken seriously, but I hope that I’m a fun uncle."
Prince Harry said he enjoys bringing out the fun side of his father, Prince Charles.
“He started out very, very young and he's incredibly passion[ate] and has his finger in a lot of pies but, you know, he's getting on a bit now, so he needs a poke in the ribs every now and then to make sure that he's got that kiddie side inside of him still,” Harry said. “He's very ticklish, so that's normally the easiest way to get around him.”
The yet to be married prince told Roberts he hopes to have children soon as he cannot wait to become a father.
"I can’t wait for the day. So, you know, it will be fantastic," Harry said. "I've got a kid inside of me. I want to keep that. I adore kids. I enjoy everything that they bring to the party. They just say what they think."
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Prince Harry also grew nostalgic talking about his upcoming trip to Walt Disney World in Florida for the Invictus Games he helps organise.
He recollects the time he visited the theme park with his beloved mother, Princess Diana, during his childhood.
"It's one of my very, very happy memories, of going to Disney World with my mum," Harry said. “I went on ‘Space Mountain’ 14 times. I was like, 'This is absolutely fantastic. This is the best thing ever.'"
"There's all sorts of places over the world where we were very lucky to have those moments with our mother; and very, very happy memories," Harry said of himself and his brother.
Watch the in-depth interview here:
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