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madokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 06:18 AM
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Greetings, Golden Gate Bridge jumper, Mark Morford

Guess who commits suicide most often from our world-famous span?


I am, apparently, in deep trouble.

I fit the profile. I fit the average and the typical and the increasingly unsettling norm. I apparently contain all the ingredients for the ultimate in fatal and senseless decisions, and while I don't really feel it at the moment, I just might have the tendency, the leaning, a certain depressing proclivity that will draw me, bitterly and inexorably, to my watery grave.

The facts are, as they say, irrefutable. The facts are shocking and upsetting indeed.

The facts are this: The average suicidal jumper from the Golden Gate Bridge is 40 years old, white, single and male. ...

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(Full URL: http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2009/09/16... )
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Heidi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 10:57 AM
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1. How on earth did I miss this week's Morford?
Thank you, madokie, and :kick:

Heidi,
Woefully average and therefore at risk (don't y'all all yell "JUMP!" at once, please)
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