6 die in family murder-suicide in Los Angeles

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This is so sad. The oldest son was a student at UCLA.
http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jgQq_Pn5o6mQHLQWGyzBoiaz4nOwD93LJ8G01 [Broken]

"The source of it appears to be a financial state, a crisis if you will, that this man became embroiled in that has unfolded over the past weeks," Moore said.

The man wrote in his suicide letter that he felt he had two options — to just kill himself or to kill himself and his family — and decided the second option was more honorable, Moore said.
I worry about the toll that the U.S. economy is taking on people's mental health.
 
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Not just the US, Japan has volunteers patrolling the cliff tops
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7651518.stm

He has saved around a 150 people who had planned to kill themselves, many more men than women. Often their problems are to do with work.
Extraordinary lucky man.

It is sad but I really don't know if it is right or wrong ... Was he wrong when he got attached to money and everything that money could buy .. or when he wasn't left with any money.
(I was thinking about ..
https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=257112
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Another Story
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7654811.stm
We need 1929 statistics to say anything about:
"I worry about the toll that the U.S. economy is taking on people's mental health."
 
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Wow, how sad.
 
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I worry about the toll that the U.S. economy is taking on people's mental health.
I would guess that they would have to be mentally unstable to begin with but it can certainly be a factor in pushing them over that fence.
 
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How sad. I hope everyone keeps a positive outlook on life even when beset with problems. Negativity will only add to your troubles.
 

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