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Photographer's Note

Reflections of the old abandoned bridge and the high "new" suicide bridge across the van Staden's Gorge where many bodies have crashed on the rocks here. None has survived and suicides still regularly occur.

There has been no attempt at making the sides of the bridge impenetrable and perhaps the authorities do not feel themselves responsible for trying to prevent random suicide tendencies in society. By private initiative a camera and telephone were installed to monitor the scene but it seems the equipment has been vandalised.

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  • Copyright: Neels Gunter (corjan3) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 253 W: 17 N: 452] (2109)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2011-04-30
  • Categories: Decisive Moment
  • Exposure: f/7.1, 1/500 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-05-15 8:30
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