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Last Updated: Wednesday, 29 December, 2004, 08:58 GMT
School remembers tsunami victim
Lord Attenborough with granddaughter Lucy Holland, then aged 5
Lucy (pictured aged 5) was on holiday with her family in Thailand
Teachers at a school attended by the grandchild of Lord Attenborough have spoken of their sadness at her death in the earthquake disaster in Thailand.

Lucy Holland, 14, who lived in London, was a pupil at The King's School in Canterbury, Kent.

She had been staying with her family in Phuket when the beach resort was hit by the earthquake in the Indian Ocean.

Teachers described Lucy as a vivacious and talented girl of great spirit and style who had a wide circle of friends.

A statement said her death had shocked and greatly saddened the whole school.

Lucy's mother Jane, the elder daughter of the actor and film director, is missing presumed dead after the disaster, as is her paternal grandmother, Jane Holland.

Lucy's 17-year-old sister Alice survived, but is in a serious condition in a hospital in Singapore.

Her father Michael and brother Sam were unhurt.




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