Landmarks attract those committing suicide

From the Great Falls Tribune (in Great Falls. Minnesota): Two suicide attempts at Niagara Falls last week have renewed an age-old worry about some of the nation’s most famous landmarks: such highly visible places are magnets for troubled people looking to end their lives. Cities and states around the nation have tried to come up…

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How did these people survive a plunge over Niagara Falls?

From the Toronto Star: Death, taxes, Niagara Falls. In the old days, those were the only certain things in life — or death — according to the river men who patrolled a thunderous Horseshoe Falls before it became somewhat tamed by hydro companies. During the 19th and 20th centuries, thousands of suicide and accident victims…

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