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Off the Rails

Michael Livingstone, 45, was homeless and contemplating suicide. He perched on a railroad bridge in Crewe, England, and threatened to jump. Rail authorities cut off electricity to the tracks below him, and canceled 60 trains. After four hours, police got Livingstone to come down. He was sentenced to four months in jail for obstructing the railway. (AC/Crewe Guardian) ...“Your life is so miserable you almost killed yourself. Let’s make it worse!”
Original Publication Date: 29 November 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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