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Robin Williams Comforted Woman At The Airport After Her Husband's Suicide Before He Committed Suicide Himself

Date October 9, 2018 11:54

Robin Williams was a legendary American actor and comedian with outstanding improvisation skills. He was known for starring in such movies as Good Morning, Vietnam, Dead Poets Society, Aladdin, The Birdcage, and Good Will Hunting.

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Robin Williams' mental issues and suicide

Unfortunately, Robin Williams passed away in 2014, after committing suicide at the age of 63. It became a huge shock for millions of fans worldwide, as no one knew that Robin Williams has been struggling with mental health issues.

Williams' son, Zak, has once revealed that his dad experienced intense personal struggles, despite his outward appearance of joy. A little later, it turned out that Robin Williams suffered from Lewy body dementia – the second most common type of progressive dementia that affects thinking, memory, and movement.

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Kate Osher’s story

For Kate Osher, it was a big tragedy to find out that Robin Williams committed suicide. Actually, he was the one who comforted her at the airport one day, after her husband's suicide. So she couldn't even imagine that the famous actor would end his life the same way.

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As reported by The Mighty, Robin Williams supported her very much:

A soft voice stated, 'Miss, I just want to be sure you are OK. I see you are traveling alone, and I saw what happened, and I just really want to be sure you are OK.' Through my tears I could place the voice but couldn’t actually believe Robin Williams was just casually strolling through LAX and would actually take the time to stop to see if I was OK.

Signs of depression and necessary help

How to know if your loved ones are suffering from depression, and how to help them? As reported by the Help Guide, it should be considered a concern if the person doesn’t seem to care about anything anymore, expresses a bleak or negative outlook on life, frequently complains of aches and pains, sleeps less than usual or oversleeps.

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First of all, it is recommended to support the person by telling that he or she is not alone, and you are there to provide help. Please, don’t forget that being supportive involves offering encouragement and hope. If you believe that the person is in danger and might commit a suicide, do not leave the person alone, and dial 911.

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