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February 10th, 2009

Some things are best left secret? [Feb. 10th, 2009|06:35 am]
Sarah
"The document, co-written by Alastair Campbell, the former Government spin doctor, also questions whether a modern politician could reach the top of their profession suffering from Winston Churchill's "black dog" of depression."

"More than one in four people, 29 per cent, do not think that someone with a mental illness can hold down a responsible job, the study found, while 60 per cent of employers said that they would feel unable to employ someone suffering from mental health problems."

"According to the report almost nine out of ten people with mental health problems have experienced stigma and discrimination, often by employers."

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/4568941/Florence-Nightingale-might-never-have-succeeded-with-modern-stigma-against-mental-illness.html
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So lucky! [Feb. 10th, 2009|09:04 pm]
Sarah
A split second from oblivion, he saunters across a level crossing, seemingly oblivious to the train thundering towards him.

After suddenly realising his fate, he manages to leap clear of the 75mph express , but only after it catches his trailing foot, sending his trainer spinning into the air.

This astonishing CCTV footage, taken in Rainham, East London, shows an unnamed 19-year-old ignoring warning lights and climbing a barrier to follow a friend who had crossed the track ahead of him.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1139649/Caught-camera-Man-just-milliseconds-death-leaps-path-speeding-train.html
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