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Dick Cavett: Robin Williams Won’t Be the Last Suicidal Star | TIME


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You yourself may have thought, “How could he do this to his wife and kids?” Easy. Because what’s been called the worst agony devised for man doesn’t allow you to feel any emotion for kids, spouses, lovers, parents … even your beloved dog. And least of all for yourself

Depression is a misunderstood affliction.

Dick Cavett knows whence he speaks.

I did not know Churchill suffered from depression, too.

It’s a melancholy fact that what a musician friend calls “the real blues,” and Churchill called “the Black Dog,” seems to have a much too close affinity to a performer’s life.

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