“He was always an adventuresome, pretty self-contained individual,” Walt Mc Candless said in an interview. Mc Candless’s sister Carine published “The Wild Truth,” a memoir that depicted a physically abusive, chaotic childhood that both siblings were forced to conceal.
“And it’s important to realize that the trip he didn’t come back from wasn’t his first adventure.” Some readers see Mr. “Chris made his choices, and he accepted accountability,” Ms. But she said she does feel her parents should accept some blame.
Diana was emotional, fragile, needy, anorexic, bulimic; Charles came from the stiff-upper-lip school of interpersonal relations and had a longtime (married) girlfriend, Camilla Parker-Bowles. They died together in a high-speed chase in Paris, fleeing from paparazzi pursuing them in cars and motorcycles after a date.
We mingled with criminals, leaders, protesters, artists and athletes, many who forever changed their professions.
We relived the first steps on the moon and the speech that divided India and Pakistan.
And we asked Anderson Cooper, Cory Booker, Dominique Dawes, Tom Brokaw and David H.
Petraeus whom from our archives they would dine with, and why. She was a global celebrity in the broadest sense, a woman of startling charisma who became famous when she married the heir to the English throne and even more famous when she divorced him and embarked on a life of her own.
You can find more fascinating New York Times obituaries, year round, here and on our Twitter feed. But the sudden death of Diana, the Princess of Wales, alongside her lover in a fiery car crash in a Paris tunnel on Aug.
She lives on in her sons, William and Harry, who have talked in recent years about her effect on them.