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Tribute to Princess Diana Speech Essay

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Full Sentence Outline Tribute to Princess Diana Specific Purpose Statement: To inform the audience about Princess Diana and her contributions to the world. Thesis: Princess Diana was a very kind hearted woman, noble by blood, famous by marriage, but used her public light in a positive way. Organizational Pattern/Division: Extemporaneous Introduction I. What is the definition of a princess? Someone who is simply beautiful or lucky enough to come from a royal bloodline? II. Princess or not, I believe in the concept of respect. To earn my respect, one must be selfless. One must also be determined to accomplish their goals. Princess Diana is the epitome of these ideals. III. Princess Diana was a very kind hearted…show more content…
Diana has been named the Princess of Humanity for being so involved with her charity work. A. During her marriage the princess was president to over 100 charity organizations! 1. The Princess remained Patron of Centrepoint (a homeless charity), English National Ballet, Leprosy Mission and National AIDs Trust. She was also President of the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street and of the Royal Marsden Hospital. a) The year before she died, the Princess actively campaigned to end the creation and distribution of land mines. (Diana Princess of Wales: Charities and patronage. 2009). The International Campaign to Ban Landmines won the Nobel Peace Prize only a few months after her death. b) Diana also spoke about her own personal struggles with bulimia and suicide bringing these issues into the open and being a role model to those suffering in secret. B. Diana used her spotlight in the media to bring attention to causes she felt passionate about. a) Diana shocked the world when she shook the hands of an AIDs patient. Diana helped transform attitudes people had about the sick or maimed. Diana once said about HIV positive people, “HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it.” (Although Princess Diana is gone, her compassion lives on through her sons.) III. Being raised by a woman so passionate about giving back had a lasting effect. A. In 2009 Prince
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