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He made us laugh.. He made us cry… Robin Williams passes away

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President Obama has led tributes to tragic death of Robin Williams, who died on 11th August, 2014 from an apparent suicide his home. Praising the Oscar winning actor’s versatility, the president issued a touching statement:

‘Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan and everything in between. But he was one of a kind.
He arrived in our lives as an alien – but he ended up touching every element of the human spirit.

‘He made us laugh. He made us cry. He gave his immeasurable talent freely and generously to those who needed it most – from our troops stationed abroad to the marginalized on our own streets. The Obama family offers our condolences to Robin’s family, his friends, and everyone who found their voice and their verse thanks to Robin Williams.’

In the wake of tragic death, former co-star Zelda Williams has tweeted a poignant quote about her loss.

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‘You – you alone will have the stars as no one else has them… In one of
the stars I shall be living. In one of them, I shall be laughing. And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing, when you look at the sky at night… You – only you will have stars that can laugh.’
She finished the post with the words: ‘I love you. I miss you. I’ll try to keep looking up, Z.’

Emergency crews were called to Robin Williams house in Marin County, just north of San Francisco at approximately noon on Monday and his third wife, Susan Schneider issued a statement confirming the 63-year-old’s death.

Schneider, who married to Williams married in a Napa Valley ceremony in 2011 said, ‘This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken.’

‘As he is remembered, it is our hope the focus will not be on Robin’s death, but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions,’ said Schneider.
Behind the laughter on and off stage and camera, Williams endured a struggle with personal demons that manifested themselves in well publicized drug and alcohol problems.

As recently as this past July, Williams would reconnect with the 12-step program he’s so often championed, this time during a brief stay at a Minnesota facility.

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