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Prince Albert Honors Princess Grace of Monaco By Buying Her Childhood Home

When his mom's childhood home in Pennsylvania went on the market, Prince Albert of Monaco knew he had to keep it in the family.

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Princess Grace of Monaco, also known as Grace Kelly, may have lived much of her life in the European country where she was a royal, but she grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in a house built by her father. So when that very house in the East Falls section of the city was put on the market, Princess Grace's son, Prince Albert of Monaco, decided to purchase it in tribute to his late mother.


The lovely brick home sold for $775,000, according to People, and it contains priceless memories from Princess Grace's life.


"The house is filled with little moments ... Moments of being a family," Prince Albert told the source. He explained that he does not know what they will do with the home yet -- perhaps turn it into a museum or use it for offices -- but he knew he didn't want to see it destroyed.


"I'm looking forward to showing the house to the kids, sharing it with them, having them see the garden," Prince Albert explained People. "It'll probably be next year. We'll have to finish the work and then we'll have some sort of opening."


Such a sweet way to remember his mother and keep her legacy alive!


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