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Charlene of Monaco has learned a very sad news. Still hospitalized in Switzerland, the princess paid tribute, via her Instagram account, to a loved one who died this Sunday, December 26, 2021.
South African Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, icon of the fight against apartheid and Nobel Peace Prize in 1984, died at the age of 90 this Sunday, November 26. A disappearance mourned by the whole world as his works and his struggles for human dignity and peace have marked the conscience. It was in July 2011 during his honeymoon in South Africa that Charlene from Monaco met Desmond Tutu. She had thus accepted to become an ambassador of a collective of ten charities called The Giving Organisation Trust. “We are thrilled because you have a heart. God thanks you because you put your fame at the service of others. “, declared the man of the Church after his collaboration with the Princess of Monaco. The tragic announcement of the latter’s disappearance was therefore very difficult for the wife of Prince Albert II who did not hesitate to pay a touching tribute to his friend on his Instagram account.
Charlene of Monaco comes out of silence
Hospitalized since November in Switzerland for a long convalescence following an ENT infection contracted in South Africa which has led to numerous operations, Charlene of Monaco is alone far from the Rock and her family. Silent for several months, the princess had only spoken on the occasion of happy events: the seventh birthday of her twins Jacques and Gabriella on December 10, and Christmas to wish happy holidays to the Monegasques who are impatient. of his return. This time, it’s sad news that brings Charlene of Monaco out of her convalescence.
“We will miss you “
Under two pictures of her with Desmond Tutu, Jacques and Gabriella’s mother wrote a nice message: “My dear friend, you will be missed. I know you are with our fathers. I will always have fond memories of us. And your laughter will stay in my heart forever. Rest in peace. “Poignant words which did not fail to move the Web. Other personalities have also paid tribute to the deceased, like Queen Elizabeth II, Barack Obama or the former MP European, Christiane Taubira.
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