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Media captionThe Duke of Cambridge says he felt “pain like no other pain” after the loss of Princess Diana

The Duke of Cambridge has said he felt “pain like no other pain” after the death of his mother, Princess Diana.

Prince William acquired the disclosure in a BBC TV documentary about mental health.

He said the “British stiff upper lip thing” had its place when times were hard-handed, but beings also needed “to relax a little bit and be able to talk about our emotions because we’re not robots”.

William also spoke of how wield as an breath ambulance captain left him feeling that death was “just around the door”.

He said dealing with the loss of his mother – who died in a 1997 vehicle disintegrate – intended he felt he could relate to others who had suffered a bereavement.

He said: “I’ve thought about this a lot, and I’m trying to understand why I keep feeling I do, but I conclude when you are bereaved at a very young age, any time really, but particularly at a young age, I can resonate closely to that, you feel pain like no other pain.

“I felt that with a few enterprises that I did, there were particular personal resonations with their own families that I was dealt with, ” he said.

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