|Tears, joy at vote to fund bridge suicide barrier|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
SAN FRANCISCO — A teary-eyed Dana Barks was almost speechless after officials for the San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge approved a $76 million funding package for a suicide barrier that could prevent people from jumping to their deaths.
The bridge district’s board of directors voted unanimously in favor Friday for the funding of a steel suicide net. The motion for the historic vote came from board member and former bridge district director John Moylan, whose grandson, Sean Moylan, jumped off the bridge to his death earlier this month.
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