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Don Makson watches as Suzette Demarais places flowers on a bench at Boston's Public Garden, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, where a small memorial has sprung up at the place where Robin Williams filmed a scene during the movie, "Good Will Hunting." Williams, 63, died at his San Francisco Bay Area home Monday in an apparent suicide. (AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Don Makson watches as Suzette Demarais places flowers on a bench at Boston's Public Garden, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, where a small memorial has sprung up at the place where Robin Williams filmed a scene during the movie, "Good Will Hunting." Williams, 63, died at his San Francisco Bay Area home Monday in an apparent suicide. (AP)

We  remember actor and comedian Robin Williams, who died yesterday at the age of 63, apparently having taken his own life.

Williams' wife, Susan Schneider, said she hopes remembrances of her late husband will focus not on his death "but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave millions of people."

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  • "And then immediately, all of a sudden, they branded me manic-depressive. I was like, 'Um, that's clinical? I'm not that.' Do I perform sometimes in a manic style? Yes. Am I manic all the time? No. Do I get sad? Oh, yeah. Does it hit me hard? Oh, yeah."

This segment aired on August 12, 2014.

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