Eight years after Diana's passing from a devastating car crash, Harry enrolled in the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst at age 21. It was during this schooling that he met an army sergeant — whom Harry has not publicly named — who became his personal mentor.
Harry in 2016 (left) and Diana in 1987 (right). (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
"I lost my mum when I was very young and suddenly I was surrounded by a huge number of men in the army," the 32-year-old said during a royal outing in Scotland on Tuesday, Sept. 20. "I was at a stage in my life when I was probably lacking a bit in guidance.”
“He was someone who teased me at the right moments and gave me the confidence to look forward, to actually have that confidence in yourself to know who you are and to push forward and try to help others,” Prince William's younger brother continued.
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