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Suicidal Woman Rescued from Balcony Fall During SDCC

Written by Jeremy Shane on Tuesday, July 23 2013 and posted in News with Benefits

Suicidal Woman Rescued from Balcony Fall During SDCC

Stuntmen from Kick-Ass 2, well... kick ass as they rescue woman during comic-con.

Source: The Independent

Like much of the news from SDCC I seem to get more of it when I'm not at the convention than when I am inside it.  I heard about this rescue from others that evening and just now got the full story.

A heavily intoxicated woman, distraught over a break-up, took to the outside of her balcony and can be seen hanging on to the rail in a pretty worrisome fashion in the video below:


Stuntmen from Kick-Ass 2, setting up for a live event at SDCC, were nearby and seeing the commotion, rushed to pull her back inside. 

“The (stunt) coordinator and I were up on a scissor lift and we were a good 30 to 40 feet in the area already working when we turned around and looked. There was just a lot of commotion - people were screaming and pointing.”

She was very apologetic and distraught once she was back inside the apartment.  The men said they are trained to 'save' people in film scenes, but those are people expecting them to rush in and take action.  This was something a bit different.



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About the Author - Jeremy Shane

Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea.  Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California.  When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead.  Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim.  If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.


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