Zelda Williams' message
Zelda Williams' message

Zelda Williams pens heartfelt note for late father

ANI | Updated: Jul 21, 2018 10:14 IST

New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): American actress Zelda Willians penned down a heartfelt note for her late father and actor Robin Williams two days before his birthday.
Williams posted a photo of herself and her father on social media along with the message.
"It's that time of year again. Everyone who has dealt with loss knows the pain of certain anniversaries, moments full of memory that come round like clockwork and usurp all others, no matter how hard you may try to prepare for or avoid them," she wrote.
The 'Dead of Summer' star shared that social media makes the anniversary of her father's death even more difficult.
"These weeks are the hardest for me, and thus, you'll see me a lot less, if at all," she wrote. "For all the internet's good intentions in expressing to me their fondness for dad, it's very overwhelming to have strangers need me to know how much they cared for him right now. It's harder still to be expected to reach back."
She also thanked her father's fans for their support they showed in the four years since his death. "Thank you for loving him. Thank you for supporting him and his life's work. Thank you for missing him. I do too," she wrote.

It's that time of year again. Everyone who has dealt with loss knows the pain of certain anniversaries, moments full of memory that come round like clockwork and usurp all others, no matter how hard you may try to prepare for or avoid them. These weeks are the hardest for me, and thus, you'll see me a lot less, if at all. For all the internet's good intentions in expressing to me their fondness for dad, it's very overwhelming to have strangers need me to know how much they cared for him right now. It's harder still to be expected to reach back. So while I've got the strength, consider this my one open armed response, before I go take my yearly me time to celebrate his and my birthdays in peace. Thank you for loving him. Thank you for supporting him and his life's work. Thank you for missing him. I do too. If you'd like to do something in his honor, volunteer at your local homeless shelter, or look up how to make homeless aid backpacks. Give one in his name. He'd have loved that. Otherwise some great orgs he loved include @cafoundation, @dswt and @reevefoundation. Mostly, try to spread some laughter and kindness around. And creatively swear a lot. Everytime you do, somewhere out there in our vast weird universe, he's giggling with you... or giving a particularly fat bumblebee its wings. Happy early birthday, Poppo. Miss you every day, but especially these ones. ??

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The legendary actor passed away four years ago in August 2014 at the age of 63. (ANI)

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