LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - JULY 02: In this handout photo provided by Walt Disney World Resort, Disney princesses travel through Magic Kingdom Park several times daily at Walt Disney World Resort on July 2, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Royal Princess Processional will debut when the theme park begins its phased reopening on July 11, 2020. With traditional parades on temporary hiatus to support physical distancing during the parks phased reopening, Disney characters will pop up in new and different ways throughout the day. (Photo by Olga Thompson/Walt Disney World Resort via Getty Images)

Sarah Culberson, a West Virginian woman living her life with her adopted parents, decided that she wanted to know more about her biological family. She never knew that this decision would mean discovering she’s a princess.

When Culberson turned 21, she hired a private investigator who found her aunt and uncle living in Maryland. Before she knew it, she went from being Sarah Culberson to being Princess Sarah Culberson of the Mende Tribe in Sierra Leone.

Similar to a well-loved movie I know of…starring Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews, perhaps?

It really is real-life Princess Diaries! Culberson’s uncle gave her the news and since then, she has fully embraced her royal heritage. Culberson started by creating the “Sierra Leone Rising” nonprofit foundation. The foundation advocates for education, public health safety, and women’s empowerment.

Disney caught wind of her amazing story and plans to make a movie about her life.

How would your life change if you found out you were a princess? Would you get more involved in the community, wear different clothes, act differently? Or would nothing change?

Source: SCMP

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