The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge penned a rare personal statement to pay tribute to Dame Deborah, whose passing was announced on Tuesday evening by her family. Kate and Prince William shared their message on Twitter, in an address to their 2.4million followers.
They wrote: “We are so sad to hear the heartbreaking news about Dame Deborah.
“Our thoughts are with her children, her family and her loved ones.
“Deborah was an inspirational and unfalteringly brave woman whose legacy will live on.”
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