A 79-year-old man recently stopped and exited his car in the middle of the Verrazano Bridge, the magnificent structure linking Brooklyn with Staten Island, determined to leap the more than 200 feet into the New York Narrows’ waters below.

The driver behind him, Tuli Abraham, saw him and stopped and left his car too, to see what was wrong and if he could help. When the elderly man announced that he was going to jump, the young Orthodox Jewish man lurched for the would-be suicide, who turned out to be surprisingly strong, and held him back. Eventually, Mr. Abraham, some other civilians and law enforcement personnel who had been summoned managed to pull the man to safety.

Suicide was in the news two weeks earlier, when, over the course of mere days, a young survivor of last year’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., took her own life, as did another student at the same school. And the 49-year-old father of a 6-year-old who was murdered in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting took his own life as well.... Read More: FOX News