Yukio Shige patrols and uses binoculars to find people preparing to commit suicide on Japan's Tojinbo Cliffs. Photo: TNS

‘They’re just waiting for someone to speak with them’: meet the 73-year-old who has saved hundreds from Japan’s suicide cliffs

The country has one of the highest suicide rate in the developed world. But nearly every day, Yukio Shige clambers across the high basalt columns of the Tojinbo cliffs to help bring that figure down

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Yukio Shige patrols and uses binoculars to find people preparing to commit suicide on Japan's Tojinbo Cliffs. Photo: TNS
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