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Donna J. Wan Addresses Suicide in Her Challenging Series "Death Wooed Us" | PDN Online

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Donna J. Wan Addresses Suicide in Her Challenging Series "Death Wooed Us"

April 2, 2015

By Dzana Tsomondo

© DONNA J. WAN/COURTESY RICK WESTER FINE ART

“Golden Gate Bridge #7,” 2014, from Donna J. Wan’s series “Death Wooed Us.”

In June 1995, after the 997th confirmed suicide from the Golden Gate Bridge, the city of San Francisco stopped keeping an official tally. If they hoped this might stem the tide of people who come to the bridge intending to end their lives, they were wrong. Unofficially, the death toll surpassed 1,600 in 2012, making it the second most popular...

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