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Railing Considered to Stop Golden Gate Jumpers

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Railing Considered to Stop Golden Gate Jumpers

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Railing Considered to Stop Golden Gate Jumpers

Railing Considered to Stop Golden Gate Jumpers

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The Golden Gate Bridge has been a favorite spot for suicide jumpers for years. The committee that is in charge of the famous landmark is considering building rails to stop jumpers. Such railings have to meet strict visual and environmental standards. But now the committee is looking to waive those standards.