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Olga Powell, nanny to Prince William and Prince Harry, dies

Britain's Prince Charles, Princess Diana, and their sons, William, right, and Harry, on Dec. 25, 1994. POOL/Getty Images

(CBS News) Prince William and Harry's childhood nanny Olga Powell died Tuesday of a heart attack at the age of 82, reports say.

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"The princes have been informed and are very saddened to hear the news," a Kensington Palace spokesman said, reports British paper The Daily Mirror.

Powell was the princes' nanny for 15 years and helped the children through their parent's divorce and later their mother's death.

Powell, who attended Prince Williams wedding last year, told the Hertfordshire Mercury that the two princes were "just like any other children."

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