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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x96 Kevin Briggs: The bridge between suicide and life
TV-PG

  • 2014-05-14T12:00:00+08:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

For many years Sergeant Kevin Briggs had a dark, unusual, at times strangely rewarding job: He patrolled the southern end of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, a popular site for suicide attempts. In a sobering, deeply personal talk Briggs shares stories from those he’s spoken — and listened — to standing on the edge of life. He gives a powerful piece of advice to those with loved ones who might be contemplating suicide.

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