Suicide watchman saves scores at death spot

A former life [/FONT]insurance salesman has "sold life" to scores of people trying to end it all at Australia's most notorious suicide spot.

In nearly 50 years Don Ritchie, 84, has saved at least 160 people at The Gap, a rocky cliff at the entrance to Sydney Harbour - and he is still on suicide watch.

Lost souls who stood atop the cliff, wondering whether to jump, say their salvation was a soft voice breaking the sound of the wind and the waves, asking: "Why don't you come and have a cup of tea?"

And when they turned to the stranger, they say his smile made them want to live

independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/suicide-watchman-saves-scores-at-death-spot-1999360.html

A remarkable guy.

What a wonderful and compassionate man.

We need more people like him in this world.

In Christ,
Never

So good to read about a man like this.

What a brillant brillant man.

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