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Some of the Best (and Oddest) Photos of 2012

Preventing a Plunge

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Preventing a Plunge

Rescuers and relatives stop a woman from committing suicide by jumping off a building in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province on Aug. 14.

The woman was rescued as she tried to commit suicide after killing her nephew following a family dispute, local media reported.

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