Robin Williams

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5:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

What Are We Supposed To Do When A Famous Person Dies?

Robin Williams
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Our celebrity-obsessed culture has a lot of trouble handling death. Arguably our ordinary everyday American culture does as well, but in the aftermath of Robin Williams’ passing, it’s become obvious that the end of a celebrity’s life can just leave us mystified.

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