China’s ‘Angel of Nanjing’: the man who saved hundreds from suicide off Yangtze bridge

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “China’s ‘Angel of Nanjing’: the man who saved hundreds from suicide off Yangtze bridge” – below is their description.

    Over the past 18 years, Chen Si has helped 412 people step back from the brink of suicide on the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge. Nicknamed the “Angel of Nanjing”, he patrols the bridge every weekend and talks to people who contemplate ending their own lives.

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