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Prince Harry defended by expert for speaking on 'trauma'

The Duke of Sussex has recently addressed growing up as the son of the Prince of Wales and “genetic pain” stemming from previous generations. He said his father "suffered" during his childhood and “treated me the way he was treated”.

The interview prompted speculation from royal commentators about a growing rift between the two princes.

But an interview on BBC Radio 4's Today show back in 2017 paints their relationship in a different light.

During the conversation, Harry confessed he and his father would have long conversations in private about the fight against climate change.

He said: "We could talk about this for hours and hours, which we always do, but not with a microphone in front of us.

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"I totally see it and I totally understand it because of all these years and conversations we've been having.

"I do end up picking your brains more now than I ever have done."

Last week, the Duke told Dax Shepard during an appearance on the podcast Armchair Expert that his life had been “a mixture between The Truman Show and being in a zoo”.

He added: “There is no blame. I don’t think we should be pointing the finger or blaming anybody.

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