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I was reading about Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier for my humanities class. It seemed like an all together too perfect thing from the outside.

Basically, she was a star, a big one in the 1950s. Traditionally they met, and they began to “correspond”, and he needed a wife, and so he asked, and she married him.
The wedding was enormous.
I wonder if she loved him, or if she just felt like it was a good match, or she wanted the fame, or if she felt she couldn’t refuse?
Did she have someone else that she wanted to marry but she didn’t because her Prince Charming asked her?
This picture is one taken for the cover of the LIFE magazine. I like that dress. She obviously loved fame and fortune and gorgeous clothes and acting with famous people like Jimmy Steward and Bing Crosby and Cary Grant. Heck, here she is with Audrey Hepburn.
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But if you read about her later life with Prince Rainier, he banned the showings of the films she was in and he didn’t want her to act any more. I don’t like the picture of them at their wedding. It looks stiff. This one’s nicer. He looks older then her.

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She lived in style. I wonder if she ever asked herself if this was all to live for. Jewels and crowns and adoring people.

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There was alot of scary and sometimes true gossip and scandals and that every person and Paris Hilton’s mother endures. She died in ’82 in a car accident. I just looked up when her husband died and he died in 2005. Princess Diana came to the funeral.

She was full of life.

Jimmy Stewart said, “You know, I just love Grace Kelly. Not because she was a princess, not because she was an actress, not because she was my friend, but because she was just about the nicest lady I ever met. Grace brought into my life as she brought into yours, a soft, warm light every time I saw her, and every time I saw her was a holiday of its own. No question, I’ll miss her, we’ll all miss her, God bless you, Princess Grace.”

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