A short documentary produced by 3 students at Kent State University in 2006. It focuses on the All-American Bridge (otherwise known as the Y-Bridge), in Akron, OH and the debate over whether or not to build a fence along the bridge to prevent people from committing suicide by jumping off of it and landing in a community below. Produced, written, and directed by Tim Logan, Keith Potoczak, and Jaclyn Latessa. Copyright 2006 All rights reserved.

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