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Robin Williams touching tie to the Triad...

 
Robin Williams touching tie to the Triad...
Posted August 14th, 2014 @ 10:23am

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I saw this story on CNN this morning and had to share...

Back in 2004, Williams arranged through the Make-A-Wish Foundation to meet with Jessica Cole, a little girl from Greensboro. Jessica was dying from brain cancer at the time. Her final wish was to meet Williams — her “hero” — whom she loved because of his role in “Mrs. Doubtfire.” But when Jessica became too sick to travel to California to meet the Academy Award winner, he wouldn’t backtrack on his promise. He chartered a private plane and they spent an afternoon playing cards and watching football. Jessica passed away two months later.

Jessica's father spoke about what Robin's time with Jessica meant to their family. That Robin took the time to fly across the country to hang out and watch a Panther's game with Jessica. There are countless stories of Robin's love. I wish he had only known what he meant to so many people and that he could have found the help he needed.

 

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