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TORONTO – The news of the passing of actor and comedian Robin Williams shocked the world Monday afternoon.
Best known for making people laugh in films like Mrs. Doubtfire, Night at the Museum, and RV, Williams had battled depression and addiction for many years, and his death has been reported as an apparent suicide.
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As celebrities and friends tried to come to terms with Williams’ death, they took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the man who had entertained and inspired them for more than four decades.
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