There’s been a surge in suicides off of a Pasadena bridge, so someone has been leaving positive affirmations in the hopes of deterring people from plunging to their death.  The Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena, CA, which is part of historic Route 66, became known as Suicide Bridge during the Great Depression, where 95 people plummeted to their death. Its 144’ drop into a dry river bed guarantees death, and in the last decade has taken the lives of 28 people. While the city erected an 8’ fence in front of the ornamental balustrade and alcoves, a Good Samaritan(s) has been posting colorful notes with messages of hope.

There’s been a surge in suicides off of a Pasadena bridge, so someone has been leaving positive affirmations in the hopes of deterring people from plunging to their death.

The Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena, CA, which is part of historic Route 66, became known as Suicide Bridge during the Great Depression, where 95 people plummeted to their death. Its 144’ drop into a dry river bed guarantees death, and in the last decade has taken the lives of 28 people. While the city erected an 8’ fence in front of the ornamental balustrade and alcoves, a Good Samaritan(s) has been posting colorful notes with messages of hope.

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 There’s been a surge in suicides off of a Pasadena bridge, so someone has been leaving positive affirmations in the hopes of deterring people from plunging to their death.  The Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena, CA, which is part of historic Route 66, became known as Suicide Bridge during the Great Depression, where 95 people plummeted to their death. Its 144’ drop into a dry river bed guarantees death, and in the last decade has taken the lives of 28 people. While the city erected an 8’ fence in front of the ornamental balustrade and alcoves, a Good Samaritan(s) has been posting colorful notes with messages of hope.
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03_Suicide Bridge_102918_TAL1720.jpg
03a_Suicide Bridge_102918_TAL1706.jpg
05_Suicide Bridge_102918_TAL1650.jpg
08_Suicide Bridge_102918_TAL1614.jpg
11_Suicide Bridge_102918_TAL1670.jpg
12_Suicide Bridge_102918_TAL1626.jpg
13_Suicide Bridge_102918_TAL1688.jpg
14_Suicide Bridge_102918_TAL1698.jpg
16_Suicide Bridge_102918_TAL1676.jpg

There’s been a surge in suicides off of a Pasadena bridge, so someone has been leaving positive affirmations in the hopes of deterring people from plunging to their death.

The Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena, CA, which is part of historic Route 66, became known as Suicide Bridge during the Great Depression, where 95 people plummeted to their death. Its 144’ drop into a dry river bed guarantees death, and in the last decade has taken the lives of 28 people. While the city erected an 8’ fence in front of the ornamental balustrade and alcoves, a Good Samaritan(s) has been posting colorful notes with messages of hope.

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