Former Indian President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam passed away in Shillong on July 27, 2015, following a cardiac arrest. He was 83.
As soon as the news broke, Twitter and Facebook were abuzz with condolences and tributes.
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar was among the many who expressed their sorrow.
As was Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.
And comedian Daniel Fernandes, who said it all in just this one line.
Many people reminisced about meeting Dr. Kalam, and not surprisingly, most of them spoke about what a profound impact the meeting had on them.
If we weren't aware of it already, it is now obvious that Dr. Kalam touched so many lives, wherever he went.