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Bostonians Transform “Good Will Hunting” Bench Into Robin Williams Memorial

August 13, 2014

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve walked by this bench and thought nothing of it.

Since the death of Robin Williams, Boston fans have transformed the bench used in the film Good Will Hunting into a memorial. Brian Ries of Mashable writes…

Fans of the departed comedian Robin Williams are leaving tributes at real-world locations tied to film settings and landmarks from his illustrious career: the Mork and Mindy house, his Hollywood Walk of Fame star, and now, the Good Will Hunting bench.

Williams, as Sean Maguire, gave a stirring monologue to Matt Damon’s character that ended with the now-timeless remark, “Your move, chief.”

Here’s an image via Twitter.

Boston.com reports that a petition has been launched to place a statue on the spot…

Fans of the legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams, who died Monday, turned a bench where Williams and Matt Damon shared a scene in the classic Boston movie “Good Will Hunting” into a makeshift memorial Monday night, leaving flowers and writing quotes from the film on the ground.

A petition has been created to place a bronze statue of Williams seated at the iconic bench.

Here’s another image.

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