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Robin Williams' widow opens up about his diagnosis with Lewy Body Dementia

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Robin Williams' widow opens up about his diagnosis with Lewy Body Dementia
Over a year after Robin Williams took his own life, his widow, Susan Schneider, has opened up about what likely pushed the beloved actor to take his own life in an interview with Good Morning America.
 

As it turns out, Williams was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia following his passing. According to Schneider, she first noticed the worrying symptoms (which originally resulted in a Parkinson's Disease diagnosis) back in November 2013.

"It's one minute, totally lucid," she explained. "And then, five minutes later, he would say something that wasn't — it didn't match. He was aware [that something was wrong]. He was keeping it together as best as he could, but the last month he could not. It was like the dam broke. I think he was just saying no and I don't blame him one bit."

Watch the emotional interview in full below:

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