Posts tagged "Robin Williams"

Record-breaking USO Gala honors actor Robin Williams

Scott and Lynn Magnesen.
The 2016 USO Star-Spangled Salute Gala was a dazzling night of patriotism and military pageantry in support of the USO’s 75th Anniversary. Held in Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom, the event attracted over 800 guests and was a salute to our Active Duty, Guard and Reserve military and their families. Guests entered the ballroom through a... Read more »

As we are laid to rest: an ode to Robin Williams, Michael Brown, Kevin Ward, Jr. and too many others

As we are laid to rest: an ode to Robin Williams, Michael Brown, Kevin Ward, Jr. and too many others
As we are laid to rest, soothing eulogies wash over us. No more harm or horror can reach us. We are in a peaceful place, away from the terrors and tragedies of this turbulent world. Our hearts are filled with God’s love–we no longer need affirmation, liberation or have obligations. We are free. There are... Read more »

RIP Robin Williams--What you need to know about suicide

RIP Robin Williams--What you need to know about suicide
Oscar winning actor Robin Williams is gone too soon.  I was so shocked to hear the sad news that Williams died of an apparent suicide.  Sadly, I’ve lost too many friends this way and have realized one thing.  Suicide is not something you can ever predict. You can just never tell when someone is on... Read more »
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