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Letter: Outpouring of grief

Sir: I personally was never able to understand the canonisation of Diana. In the case of Jill Dando, however, Deborah Orr has got it wrong in quite spectacular fashion.

The public has reacted the way it has because of the universal reaction of family, friends and colleagues. Without exception they have said that Jill Dando's private persona was exactly what she projected to the public. Therefore the public did know her.