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Robin Williams secretly fulfilled dying girl’s wish

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  • Jessica Cole got surprise visit from comedian weeks before her death in 2004
  • Police: Robin Williams found suspended in the air with a belt around his neck
  • Williams had been seeking help for depression before apparent suicide

HLN’s Nancy Grace speaks to the father of a young girl whose dying wish was to meet Robin Williams.

Read: Remembering Robin Williams, 1951-2014

Just a few weeks before Jessica Cole passed away in 2004, the girl’s father said Williams chartered a private jet to visit the girl at her home in North Carolina.

Williams, 63, was found dead in his California home on Monday in what authorities are calling an apparent suicide.

Watch: Dr. Drew: Why are funny people often sad?

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