The famed generosity of actor Robin Williams touched countless lives — including that of a woman living with terminal cancer a world away.
Before taking his own life last Monday amid struggles with depression and Parkinson’s disease, the comic left a message to a New Zealand mother also battling a devastating illness.
After getting diagnosed with lung, bowel and liver cancer in January, 21-year-old Vivian Waller made a bucket list that included meeting Williams.
Unable to travel to the U.S., one of her pals reached out to the beloved actor — who responded a few months ago with a short clip emailed to her family, said a report by the Sunday Star Times in Auckland.
"Hi Vivian, it's Robin Williams here saying 'hey girl what's going on down there in New Zealand,’” he intoned in his unmistakable jolly delivery.
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