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Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, honored the memory of William’s mother, the late Princess Diana, as the royal couple visited Francis House, a hospice facility for children and young adults in Manchester that Diana helped open in 1991, according to People Magazine.

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According to the news outlet, William and Kate walked by a large photograph of Diana during their visit. William, who was 15 when his mother died in 1997, said that it was nice to have a “family connection” at the facility Diana loved so many years ago.

The Kensington Palace tweeted a photograph Diana from when the Francis House opened 1991.

“I was saying I was here when Princess Diana opened Francis House 25 years ago, and he said it’s nice to have the family connection and that it feels very family here,” said Natalie Hands, the hospice center’s clinical leader.

William and Kate spoke with the young people and their families during their visit.

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