Support each other in tragic times – death of actor Robin Williams
Release date: 12th August 2014
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Lifeline urges Australians to support each other in sad times, knowing that many, of us are feeling a sense of incredible loss from the news today of the death of actor and artist Robin Williams.
“These are times for us to support each other, to share our sense of profound loss and sadness,” said Lifeline Chairman John Brogden.
“Robin Williams was someone who came into the hearts and lives of generations of Australians. We were struck by his brilliance and his humanity.
“In particular, Robin Williams tackled the issues and challenges in life many of us have experienced. To hear today of his tragic death leaves us feeling bewildered.
“Lifeline is there for anyone who wants to talk or chat with us at this time.”
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