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Showing posts from August, 2011


Tallest building, middle, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, NYC

The experience of seeing New York City 70 stories high from the view of the observation deck at the Top of the Rock is exciting for many visitors. Earlier this summer two guys passed me holding a sign that read 'Leaving America Today, Out of Money, Must See Top of Rock.'- They learned New York quickly; Yet it is a very serious matter when one decides to make it their last view in life, as one suicide survivor on Wednesday, August 10, 2011.

As I walked toward my job from lunch I saw people in the streets pointing up. No cars where coming down the street. I wondered along with others, what the heck was everyone looking at? A lady pointed out to me a man at the top of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, site of Top of the Rock and and NBC Studios. I was told the man was trying to commit suicide.

Here is a video by the NY Post which specifies how responders dealt with the situation. Can you imagine? He lost his job, felt he could not go on…