In the wake of his passing last week at the age of 63, tributes and remembrances of the great Robin Williams have been surfacing from all corners of the globe. While many are from the famous lives he worked with on and off the silver screen, others are from people he touched with simple gestures that brightened their lives.
The latest comes from New Zealand, where 21-year-old Vivian Waller is suffering from terminal lung, bowel and liver cancer. After receiving the devastating news in January, Waller crafted a bucket list that included meeting the Oscar-winning comedian. Unfortunately, she soon became too ill to travel - but thanks to a friend, Williams sent the young mother a video.
"Hi Vivian, it's Robin Williams here saying 'hey girl what's going on down there in New Zealand,’” he said, channeling his best Kiwi accent before mentioning Waller’s husband and daughter. "I'm sending all my love to you, Jack and Sophie,” he said. “Knock this off your bucket list."
Jack Waller says he decided to make the private video public because "we love him, we want to show people how awesome a person he was.”
Check out the short video below.