I am often saddened when a celebrity takes their life but when I heard Robin Williams may have committed suicide I cried. If this famously funny man, who made millions of people laugh, couldn’t fight depression then what chance do any of us have?
Robin Williams was pretending to be an alien when I was around eight years old. I didn’t understand the humor but his personality, his mannerisms, his impersonations were mesmerizing. Watching him was like going to the circus and watching a dozen different clowns inhabit the same body. I will always remember him as the quirky alien in a stripped shirt, rainbow suspenders, and an extremely furry body. But the most memorable thing about him was his smile and how it touched his eyes.
He was like static electricity, a live wire, on the comedy stage and had the most brilliant dirty humor. Robin Williams was the…
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