Comedian’s Suicide Leads To Social Media Outpouring Of Support

NBC Nightly News (8/13, story 6, 2:25, Holt) reported in the aftermath of the suicide of comedian and actor Robin Williams on “an outpouring for people who face similar struggles with depression and suicide.” Correspondent Kate Snow was shown saying, “People struggling with depression turned to social media, strangers supporting each other sharing deeply personal stories.” Snow emphasized the importance of the “dialogue about suicide that’s happening because of Robin Williams,” citing her own personal experience with the loss of a family member to suicide.

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