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    Their minds running around one last possibility in circles, all concluded with a jump. The Golden Gate Bridge, the main focus of the film, is a popular tourist destination. As the documentary sets into motion,…

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    Lethal Beauty Should A Suicide Barrier Be Put Around The Golden Gate Bridge To Save Lives? According to the San Francisco Gate newspaper article titled, “Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier Project May Slow Traffic,” it says, “More than 1,400 people have jumped to their deaths since the bridge opened in 1937. Most jumpers suffer a grisly death, with massive internal injuries, broken bones and skull fractures. Some die from internal bleeding; others drown” (1). On one side of the debate are…

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    popular truss bridge is the Golden Gate Bridge, which is located in San Francisco, California. This bridge is a Warren deck truss bridge because of the equal size of the diagonals and to contain both tension and compression (Types of bridges) and it has a Suspension, fixed and approach Spans because of the metal braced ribbed deck arch.(Golden Gate Bridge). Some other important features of this bridge are steel girders are which were used to strengthen and add support to the bridge 's roadway.…

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    Tad Friend’s New Yorker article, Jumper, released on October 13th, 2003, highlights the “fatal grandeur of the Golden Gate Bridge”. Friend begins with informing the reader of various circumstances in which the Golden Gate Bridge has been a final farewell for many, such as Paul Alarab, a 40-year-old Iraqi-American seeking peace and redemption for U.S. actions in the middle-east. Friend later goes on to discuss the statistical rate of suicide involving the Golden Gate Bridge, hinting towards the…

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    The Golden Gate Bridge is well known for its beauty, but is often used as a jumping place. The chief engineer of it stated “The bridge is practically suicide-proof. Suicide from the bridge is neither practical nor probable.” (qtd. by Strauss). But, as stated before many have attempted suicide by jumping from the bridge. Kevin Briggs uses personal experiences to establish his credibility as an expert of the topic and to help those who are contemplating suicide or those who know someone that is…

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    Introduction The golden gate bridge is one of the most famous suspension bridges in the world. It spans the golden gate strait which is a mile wide and three miles long. It is seen as one of the Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. It is also one of the internationally recognized symbols of America and to be precise San Francisco. Nearly 112 000 vehicles cross the bridge daily. Although the bridge is one of the biggest engineering marvels and over 13 engineers…

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    I originally got in the predicament by taking the wrong bus. When I realized I had to walk I felt slightly annoyed because the Golden Gate Bridge was always cold especially at night and definitely in the winter. As I began to walk I slowly sauntered off into my thoughts as I usually do for long endeavors. I began to of a group of boys running into a thick cloud of white smoke. Blinded by the overwhelming cloud, I stared at the red dirt ground to keep my bearings. It was in that moment which I…

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    It was a morning like any other, I woke up and looked out my window to see the old rusted piece of metal some like to call the Golden Gate Bridge. I always woke up at 6:30 sharp to make sure I had enough time to read over the papers that were due in a few short hours. As I carry along with my morning routine I realize today was partner day in biology, the day I dreaded most in the semester, mostly because my partner usually makes me do most of the work and the parts they do,they mess it up.…

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    Directed by Lee Toland Krieger, Age of Adaline is an enchanting film of a woman, who in 1937 mysteriously stops aging after a tragic accident causing her to live a lonely life for the fear of revealing her secret; however, the plot is implausible because of its circumstances. Adeline Bowman was born on New Years Day in 1908, got married, had a child, and became widowed at a young age when her husband had an accident at work. Her daughter rapidly approached the age of 29, the same age that…

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    “We’re going to die in here!” Pep wailed. “Do something, Coke!” “What am I supposed to do?” Coke asked. Twins Coke and Pepsi McDonald just turned thirteen, and are traveling across the country with people who will make sure they never reach thirteen and a half. Dr. Herman Warsaw has a grudge, and plenty of ways to get rid of them. Lucky for the twins, they seem to avoid everything he can throw at them; so far. In this fifth installment in the series, Dr. Warsaw’s allies do horrible things to the…

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