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The heartbreaking events of the future king's life taught him to be empathetic toward others, which is strengthened by his mother's example and his experience growing up in a "normal" environment.
The 73-year-old Oscar winner said: "It's just absolutely heartbreaking that so many older people are going to lose their free licence when television plays such an important role in their lives.
Oscar-winner Dame Helen, 73, said: "It's just absolutely heartbreaking that so many older people are going to lose their free licence, when television plays such an important role in their lives.
"It's heartbreaking but you can't dwell on these things.
"To put something on this island, like what is happening in the rest of the city, would be heartbreaking.
knew tribute Gazette were informatio"Just heartbreaking. When is this knife crime going to end.
The heartbreaking setback was particularly damaging to Silva's UFC future as he was reportedly negotiating a new contract with the biggest fight outfit in the world entering his showdown with Cannonier.
As the world watched the flames consuming the iconic spire of the cathedral of Notre Dame, people used words such as heartbreaking and tragic to describe the damage to the centuries-old architectural wonder, which is a monument to Christianity.
"This is heartbreaking for the Friends' group to see much of their hard work treated in this manner."
CYCLING LAURA Kenny says pulling out of the Track Cycling World Championships was a 'really heartbreaking' decision.
"I think the camera went to him with 15/20 minutes to go when he was sitting there and I found it heartbreaking.