Patch Adams pays tribute to Robin Williams

Family, friends, and fans continue to mourn

On a status posted on the social networking site Facebook, Dr. Hunter Doherty Adams expressed his grief over the "terrible news of the passing of Robin Williams."


Hunter "Patch" Adams, founder of the Gesundheit Institute, is the basis for one of Williams’ iconic roles. Adams went on to pay his respects to the comedian, writing, "I'm enormously grateful for his wonderful performance of my early life, which has allowed Gesundheit to continue and expand our work. We extend our blessings to his family and friends in this moment of sadness. Thank you for all you've given this world Robin, thank you my friend."


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