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Sarah Michelle Gellar writes moving tribute as stars remember Robin Williams

One year ago, the news of Robin Williams' death left Hollywood reeling with shock and sorrow.
/ Source: TODAY

One year ago, the news of Robin Williams' death left Hollywood reeling with shock and sorrow. One year later, it's clear the impact of losing one of Tinseltown's greats is still being felt by those who knew him.

Robin Williams
Cast member Robin Williams arrives at the premiere of \"World's Greatest Dad\" in Los Angeles on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)AP file

Williams' "Crazy Ones" co-star Sarah Michelle Gellar was among the first celebrities to look back at the beloved actor on the first anniversary of his death Tuesday.

Accompanying a photo of the bench from Williams' 1997 film "Good Will Hunting," Gellar added a touching verse from poet Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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"'To laugh often and much; to win the respect of the intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the beauty in others; to leave the world a bit better [whether] by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know that one life has breathed easier because you lived here. This is to have succeeded' #Emerson You succeeded RW #RobinWilliams"

This is what that same Boston bench looked like this time last year:

Robin Williams Remembered
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 12: General view of the fan memorial in honor of Robin Williams on the bench made famous by his movie \"Good Will Hunting\" in Boston Public Garden on August 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Williams died after hanging himself on August 11, 2014 at his home in Tiburon, California. (Photo by Michael J. Ivins/Getty Images)Getty Images file

Other celebrities joined in with mentions and remembrances of their own on Tuesday.

There's no doubt about it: Williams will always be missed.

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