"Lethal Beauty”, SF Chronicle Series
In October and November of 2005, the San Francisco Chronicle ran a 9 part front page series of stories on the Golden Gate Bridge suicide problem. This comprehensive examination of the problem and possible solutions concluded with a strongly worded editorial calling on the Bridge District to resolve the issue.
The links below are to each of the nine installments on the Chronicle’s SFGate web site.
PART ONE – The Allure (10/30/05)
PART TWO – Family Grief (10/31/05)
PART THREE – Nine Suicides (11/1/05)
PART FOUR – A Survivor’s Story (11/1/05)
PART FIVE – The Talkers (11/2/05)
PART SIX - No Easy Death (11/2/05)
PART SEVEN – The Toronto Example (11/3/05)
PART EIGHT – The Engineering Challenge (11/4/05)
PART NINE – Saving A Life (11/5/05)