Prince William meets with Deborah James at her home and personally delivers her damehood

Prince William met a dying British journalist Deborah James and personally delivered the bowel cancer awareness champion of her femininity.

The Duke of Cambridge visited James’ home in Surrey in the UK where she is receiving hospice care and was pictured smiling alongside the radio host and podcaster.

James, 40 years old, revealed she was “utterly honoured” by the royal’s surprise visit and said William had joined his family for an afternoon of champagne and tea.

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Prince William met Deborah James at her home in Surrey and returned her womanhood. (Graham Prentice)

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“Prince William came to our family home today!! I am so honored that he joined us for afternoon tea and champagne, where he not only spent a lot of time speak to my entire family, but also honored me with my femininity,” James said in a statement on instagram.

“It’s quite surreal to have a royal pop at home, and yes, you can imagine the antics of cleaning up and preparation went over the scale – but it was all irrelevant because William was so kind and he made us all feel very comfortable.”

William visited James and his family after the Queen conferred lady status on James, known as Bowel Babe.

“He is clearly passionate about improving oncology outcomes as Chairman of Royal Marsden,” continued James.

Deborah James and Prince William
William visited James and his family after the Queen conferred lady status on James, known as Bowel Babe. (Graham Prentice)

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“It was such a special day for my whole family, creating memories for a lifetime. He is welcome anytime!”

James shared several photos of the beaming future Prince of Wales alongside the media personality and his family at their home in Surrey.

William’s visit comes after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shared a heartfelt statement after James revealed she was receiving end-of-life care for bowel cancer.

In a statement, William and Kate thanked James or his ‘tireless effort’ to raise awareness for bowel cancer and donated to his foundation, Bowel Babe Fund.

Deborah James and Prince William
James said she was “totally honoured” by the visit. (Graham Prentice)

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“Every once in a while someone captures the heart of the nation with their zest for life and their tenacious desire to give back to society,” the royal couple said. wrote in an official statement on Twitter.

@bowelbabe is one of those special people. His tireless efforts to raise awareness of bowel cancer and end the stigma of treatment are inspiring.”

Prince William is a patron of the Royal Marsden, a specialist cancer hospital in London, where James was previously treated.

James shared a devastating update on his health via his Instagram last weekrevealing that she will be spending whatever time she has left at home with her family.

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James shared a devastating update on his bowel cancer last week. (Instagram)

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“The message I never wanted to write,” she began her heartbreaking message.

“We tried everything, but my body just doesn’t play ball. My acute care stopped and I’m now being transferred to palliative home care, with my amazing family all around me and the focus is on making sure I’m out of pain and spending time with them.”

James said ‘no one knows’ how much longer she has left, but revealed cancer has left her unable to walk.

She said her cancer doctors left “no effort” in their fight to save her from the devastating disease, but ultimately she can’t go on any longer.

“But even with all the innovative cancer drugs in the world or some magical new breakthrough, my body just can’t go on.”

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