Prince William has been praised by a mother after she lost her teenage son while swimming with friends. The Duke of Cambridge piloted an air ambulance in a desperate bid to save the boy.
The Duke of Cambridge has been praised by a grieving mother, whose son tragically died while swimming with school friends in May last year. The Royal, who was part of the East Anglian Air Ambulance and worked as a former RAF search and rescue pilot, was greeted for his "bravery" as he tried to save the boy's life. Robbie Lea was found under almost 15ft of water in Lee Valley Park in Hertfordshire after he had gone swimming. His mother, Sarah Lea, has opened up the painful story, telling The Mirror"I can not thank Prince William enough for what he did to try to save my son on that terrible day and for now talking about mental health problems."
Prince William worked with the East Anglian Air Ambulance
She adds: "I've been struggling to get the right support for Mason, but I have not been let down by Prince William, it's our future king, it's a good thing to do." However, Ms. Lea revealed that she and her seven-year-old son Mason felt "let down by the system" as they continued to meet the loss of her elder son's death. Earlier this week, William – a known advocate of mental health – detailed his own struggle as he opened up about how his mental health changed when he became a parent. "I worked on several traumatic jobs involving children and after I had my own I think the relationship between the job and my personal life is what took me over the edge," he said.
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"I started feeling things I never felt before and I got very sad and very down about this particular family," the father-of-three continued, adding later: "You do not want to share with your loved ones because you If you do not necessarily have the right tools or the right environment at work, you can see why things can be snowball and get quite bad. "
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