Lai Jiansheng had been stuck in traffic for hours while Chen Fuchoa was contemplating suicide on a bridge.
So Lai climbed up and shook Chen’s hand then pushed him from the bridge.
In this photo taken Thursday May 21, 2009, shows Chen Fuchao, right, a man heavily in debt, had been contemplating suicide on a bridge in southern China for hours when a passer-by Lai Jiansheng, left, came up, shook his hand and pushed him off the ledge in Guangzhou, China Lai Jiansheng had been fed up with what he called the ‘selfish activity’ of a potential jumper, Xinhua said. Traffic had been backed up for five hours and police had cordoned off the area. Chen fell 8 meters (26 feet) onto a partially inflated emergency air cushion and survived. (AP Photo)
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Reboot Congress is reminded of a similar incident here in the US.