Suicide in Japan

Posted: April 15, 2013 in Mission in Japan

Many are unaware that around 30,000 people commit suicide in Japan every year.   More people die from suicide every year in Japan than were lost in the tsunami a couple of years ago.  The following video (Saving 10,000) highlights the problem and one man’s goal to do something about it.

“Saving 10,000 details a compendium of outrages tolerated and even encouraged by society that have kept Japan a world leader in suicide. Incredibly moving.
— Sam Jameson – Former Tokyo Bureau Chief of LA Times and Chicago Tribune


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