Yukio Shige, an old man who guards lives

Japan has one of the highest suicide rates in the world. Last year alone there was as many as 24,025 deaths- 70 per day, But one man has devoted his life to people from the claws of death. Yukio Shige patrols the Tojinbo cliffs in Fukui Prefecture with a pair of binoculars and is on a lookout for people who are about to jump from the cliff to commit suicide. He till now have saved hundreds of lives by his service. He is called as the 'chotto matte man' means 'Hold on. Wait'. In those few minutes he convinces those who had chose to die to hold on and to give more value to life. Thus convincing them to return back to life.

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