Physicians, public health officials and mental health advocates hope the death of Robin Williams will bring new attention to suicide, the little-discussed and less-understood phenomenon that now ranks among the top 10 causes of death in the United States.
By By Scott Dance and Kevin Rector and The Baltimore Sun
The year was 1978, and I was the new TV critic for The Evening Sun on my first West Coast network tour, a biannual event. The word quickly circulated among the younger critics (I was 27) to forget the round-robin schedule and follow this one guy from room to room. His show sounded pretty stupid — a guy from outer space living with some wholesome female roommate — but he was hilarious. The show was, of course, "Mork and Mindy." And the star — indeed he was — was Robin
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