The purpose of the visit was to surprise her grandmother, Sylvia, on her 91st birthday on Sunday August 12. According to journalist, Mr. Cylde Meela, Princess Charlene was “… accompanied by her parents, Mike and Lynette, as well as her two brothers Gareth and Sean…”
Grandmother Sylvia, who lives in a retirement home in Benoni, was beyond thrilled to see her family, “… This is the best day of my life…” she said in an interview with Mr. Meela. “I am 91 years old and I feel great! ”
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