5. Depression is a hidden problem.
Robin Williams’ death is proof that depression can strike anyone, even those who seem to have it all. Many of us are still wondering how someone who was so successful and beloved by the entire country could be in so much pain.
6. Even Islamic Jihadists loved him.
Journalist Alex Horton described his Twitter conversation with an anonymous 19-year-old Islamic militant who set aside propaganda for a few moments to discuss Jumanji and Mrs. Doubtfire. You read that right…even radical terrorists loved Robin.
7. He was loved by other celebrities, too.
We’re only now fully understanding how many lives he touched, and not just fans but celebrities who were dear to him for decades.
8. Social media has allowed regular people, fans and celebrities to mourn together.
From tweeting at his family to chiming in with his comedian friends as they recount stories of good times and bad, this mourning period has been truly unique for us all.