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Beachy Head Suicide

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The Beachy Head chalky cliffs of Southern England (Brighton) are said to now surpass the Golden Gate Bridge popularity-wise in terms of suicides per year. The cliff itself is dangerous to those simply going to admire the suicide destination or the sheer drop and lighthouse (Belle Tout) beneath it. It is described as chalky because the ground sort of dissipates away into the wind like the side of the dunes at the beach. For this reason, many unplanned deaths are added to the suicide records. At over 300 feet and jump is almost certain death.
For those who actually make it all the way to the cliff to jump may meet some other obstacles. The police force in the area as well as the cab drivers have some unwritten code to prevent any suicides off the cliff. Amazingly, good/The Samaritans have set up one phone on the top of the cliff attached to the 24/7/365 service they offer equipped with volunteers ready to talk to you and to ultimately talk you down.
People really started to notice the popularity when in the 1600s a famine and war including the Dutch and French left some of Southern England to starve. The signaled a major wave of suicides when it became too much for the people.


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