In 2002, Mark Henick was a teenager struggling with depression in Sydney, Nova Scotia.
Late one night, he walked to an overpass in his hometown with every intention of jumping to his death.
"I had already climbed over the railing and I remember this person coming up behind me — this man and I didn’t see his face and I don’t really remember what we talked about but I remember he was wearing a light brown jacket and he was a little taller than me. He just talked to me,” Henick told the Cape Breton Post.
"He didn’t try to solve all my problems or give me any magic solutions or anything, we just talked like any two people meeting on an overpass in Cape Breton."
Soon emergency crews arrived, and a small crowd gathered at the scene. One man taunted Henick, calling him a coward and shouting for him to jump.
"There’s this guy on one of the ends (of the overpass), who, from the barricade shouted for me to jump, that I was a coward and that I should kill myself. So it was a really powerfulRead More »from Toronto man uses social media to track down stranger who saved his life in 2002