All day, people slowly approached the Public Garden bench made famous in "Good Will Hunting" to remember Robin Williams.
Most quietly stood there, lost in their thoughts.
But a steady stream of people left flowers and cards on the bench. And an apple:
One woman performed a tribute to Williams: She put on a red clown nose and just stood, silent, next to the bench for a minute.
A mother with a young son put a bouquet of white flowers and a card addressed to Mrs. Doubtfire on the bench. As they left, her son looked around and asked "What's everybody waiting for?"
There was lots of chalk around for people to write their farewells, or just their favorite lines from his movies - and from "Mork and Mindy." Some consulted their phones or pieces of paper to make sure they got the lines just right. The sidewalks around the bench quickly filled: