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Prince Harry Talks About His Late Mother Princess Diana After Welcoming Baby Archie

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May 10 2019, Updated 1:56 p.m. ET

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It's been nearly 22 years since the royal family tragically lost Princess Diana in 1997, and Prince Harry talked about missing his mother a bit more this week after he and his wife, Meghan Markle, welcomed their first child, son Archie. Scroll through for all the details.

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As OK! readers know, Diana was killed in a car accident in Paris, France, while her driver was attempting to flee from paparazzi, on August 31, 1997, at the young age of 36.

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Harry, 34, who was just 12 years old when his mother died, talked about missing the late royal at such a special time in his life while in The Netherlands preparing for the 2020 Invictus Games on Thursday, May 9.

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"He said missing a mother is like missing some kind of security, how you need that as a son and it falls away when you lose your mother," Dennis van der Stroon said of his conversation with the Duke, E! News reported.

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The new father also "talked about how having a small child was his new focus and new goal," and "said he was just amazed by the miracles in the world, and how his child has made a lot of people happy."

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Just a day before making his way to The Netherlands, Harry and Meghan, 37, officially introduced Archie to the world. He was born on Monday, May 6 at 5:26am.

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What do you think of Harry's heartbreaking comment about missing his mother? Let us know in the comments below. 

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