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I met Robin Williams: Your stories of the comic legend

By Team iReport, CNN
updated 12:03 PM EDT, Mon August 18, 2014
In 1996, <a href='http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1161542'>Mark Webb</a> was working with Robin Williams on the movie "Father's Day." Webb's son, Tyler, was playing with his Genie puppet on set when Williams walked over and did an impromptu puppet show for the boy and the 300 people who had gathered to watch. In 1996, Mark Webb was working with Robin Williams on the movie "Father's Day." Webb's son, Tyler, was playing with his Genie puppet on set when Williams walked over and did an impromptu puppet show for the boy and the 300 people who had gathered to watch.
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I met Robin Williams: In Pakistan
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Robin Williams had a profound effect on the people he met
  • Hundreds shared their tributes to Robin Williams via CNN iReport
  • Williams visited a cancer patient to fulfill her dying wish

(CNN) -- Robin Williams touched more people emotionally than he will ever know.

After the news broke that the beloved comedic actor had taken his own life on Monday, hundreds of tributes poured in to CNN iReport. Many were from people who had met him over the years.

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"I told him that I have waited 30 years for this moment and that it was an honor. This look came over his face like that comment had really touched him," said Dan McMaster, who met Williams during his Weapons of Self-Destruction tour in 2009.

From a surprise hug for a woman during a stand-up comedy show to visiting a dying child to fulfill her last wish, the stories of how Williams affected those he met were profound. The actor was a longtime supporter of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and a big supporter of the United Service Organizations, or USO, which provides support and morale-boosting performances to U.S. troops and their families.

The gallery above features just some of the people who have shared their photos and memories of the star. If you ever had the opportunity to meet Williams, we invite you to share your stories with CNN iReport.

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