Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Girl Survives Suicide Leap
This is sad but amazing. I know this fairly small, if scenic, bridge well as it's just a bit up the Hudson. Terrible that a girl only 16 would attempt suicide. Wonderful that she somehow survived after falling 153 feet--a first, according to local responders. But see story for mention of others who did not survive in past year, including a couple of key IBM inventors.
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