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Great Expectations

by | 3rd, March 2004

‘OH MY GOD! It’s Diana. She’s escaped. Release the Burrell hounds!

Crown Princess Mathilde of Belgium

Sorry, our mistake. It’s not Diana, but Crown Princess Mathilde of Belgium, bringing back memories of Diana as she cares for the world’s impoverished and sick.

Having left the comfort of the Belgian royal court, Mathilde headed to Niger on a humanitarian mission of mercy.

A child is crying and Mathilde, just like Diana did all those moons ago, must go and give one of them a hug and make everything so much better.

And what luck it is that the child is black and photogenic.

‘Wherever she went she expressed a profound wish to meet with women and children regardless of their backgrounds,’ says a spokesperson for UNICEF,

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