Humor therapist Dr. Hunter "Patch" Adams, second right embraces Luis Revilla, Mayor of La Paz, after being declared 'Ilustrious Guest' at the town hall in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, July 19, 2011. ... more 
Humor therapist Dr. Hunter "Patch" Adams, second right embraces Luis Revilla, Mayor of La Paz, after being declared 'Ilustrious Guest' at the town hall in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, July 19, 2011. Adams, a medical doctor by training and a social activist, who is in a four-day visit to Bolivia to present lectures about his philosophy of laughter as a healing tool, founded the Gesundheit Institute, a free, full-service hospital in West Virginia, was the inspiration for the 1998 movie "Patch Adams," starring Robin Williams. At right is Gabriela Nino de Guzman, president of La Paz's municipal council.(AP Photo/Juan Karita) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Juan Karita
Tue, Jul 19, 2011 5:14 PM EDT