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Read This Inspiring Post By Robin Williams' Daughter On Depression

A little over a year after the actor's tragic suicide, Zelda Williams shared a touching message about coping with loss and sadness.

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The late Robin Williams' 26-year-old daughter posted an inspiring message to Instagram, asking people who suffer from depression to "hold on to the possibility of hope."

"I live my sadness every day, but I don't resent it anymore," Williams said. "Instead, I do it now so that the wonderful moments of joy I do find are not in order to forget, but to inhabit and enjoy for their own sake. It's not easy. In fact, I'd say it takes much more effort to consciously do than it does to just stay sad, but with all my heart, I cannot tell you how worth it it is."

Moonrise on the lake 🌕 I spent this night shivering and laughing under a clear, cold sky full of stars with people I love just to witness something beautiful. We mooned the moon and laughed ourselves hoarse, and I'm so incredibly grateful for every silly second. I came to a realization this year that I feel compelled to share here, for whomsoever may need it: Avoiding fear, sadness or anger is not the same thing as being happy. I live my sadness every day, but I don't resent it anymore. Instead, I do it now so that the wonderful moments of joy I do find are not in order to forget, but to inhabit and enjoy for their own sake. It's not easy. In fact, I'd say it takes much more effort to consciously do than it does to just stay sad, but with all my heart, I cannot tell you how worth it it is. And for those suffering from depression, I know how dark and endless that tunnel can feel, but if happiness seems impossible to find, please hold on to the possibility of hope, faint though it may be. Because I promise you, there're enough nights under the same yellow moon for all of us to share, no matter how or when you find your way there.

Almost a month ago, on what would have been Robin Williams' 64th birthday, his daughter posted a picture of the sun bursting through the clouds on Instagram.

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The legendary actor committed suicide on Aug. 11, 2014, when he was 63 years old.

Robin Williams’ last post online was a message to Zelda in honor of her 25th birthday, which read: "#tbt and Happy Birthday to Ms. Zelda Rae Williams!"

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