A change of heart

If you have a change of heart, you change your opinion or the way you feel about something:

She was going to sell her house but had a change of heart at the last minute.

Cambridge Dictionary

1 Mandy Bass: The Woman Who Forgave The Intruder Who Brutally Beat Her | Megyn Kelly TODAY

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Gepubliceerd op 11 jan. 2018

Two years ago, Mandy Bass was home alone in Florida when an intruder on LSD broke in and beat her, injuring her severely. Now she joins Megyn Kelly TODAY along with the man who attacked her, who shares his own story. “All the divides between us just disappeared” when they met after his trial, Mandy tells Megyn.

2 Forgiveness, a Path to Redemption | Yusef Salaam | TEDxSingSing

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6 mrt. 2015

This talk focuses on using forgiveness as a path to redemption, rebuilding relationships and community.
The fifth suspect in the Central Park Jogger case, at 15 years old Yusef Salaam was wrongly accused and convicted of assaulting a female jogger in Central Park. He spent 7 years of a 10-year sentence incarcerated for a crime he did not commit. In 2002, based on a confession and DNA evidence, the Central Park Five convictions were vacated. Today, he is committed to advocating and educating people on the issues of false confessions, human rights violations and criminal justice.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

3 Yusef Salaam on The Rock Newman Show

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24 feb. 2017

Surviving the relentless determination to prove his innocence while persevering a campaign for his execution by a man that would become the Most Powerful Man in the World (Donald Trump). Motivational Speaker Yusef Abdus Salaam sits with us to reveal how little the masses actually know about the case of The Central Park Five! How deep does the Rabbit Hole of Corruption go in the case of The Central Park Five?

Join us for this episode of The Rock Newman Show.

Mr. Yusef Salaam mentions “The Reid Technique” used by police departments.

The Reid technique’s nine steps of interrogation are:

1. Direct confrontation. Advise the suspect that the evidence has led the police to the individual as a suspect. Offer the person an early opportunity to explain why the offense took place.

2. Try to shift the blame away from the suspect to some other person or set of circumstances that prompted the suspect to commit the crime. That is, develop themes containing reasons that will psychologically justify or excuse the crime. Themes may be developed or changed to find one to which the accused is most responsive.

3. Try to minimize the frequency of suspect denials.

4. At this point, the accused will often give a reason why he or she did not or could not commit the crime. Try to use this to move towards the acknowledgement of what they did.

5. Reinforce sincerity to ensure that the suspect is receptive.

6. The suspect will become quieter and listen. Move the theme discussion towards offering alternatives. If the suspect cries at this point, infer guilt.

7. Pose the “alternative question”, giving two choices for what happened; one more socially acceptable than the other. The suspect is expected to choose the easier option but whichever alternative the suspect chooses, guilt is admitted. As stated above, there is always a third option which is to maintain that they did not commit the crime.

8. Lead the suspect to repeat the admission of guilt in front of witnesses and develop corroborating information to establish the validity of the confession.

9. Document the suspect’s admission or confession and have him or her prepare a recorded statement (audio, video or written).

4 Two women prevent a man from taking his own life

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Gepubliceerd op 3 jul. 2019

Jen Principe and Toni Musso, two women who convinced a man not to take his own life, say they were inspired by CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s story on suicide prevention.

5 The bridge between suicide and life | Kevin Briggs

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14 mei 2014

For many years Sergeant Kevin Briggs had a dark, unusual, at times strangely rewarding job: He patrolled the southern end of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, a popular site for suicide attempts. In a sobering, deeply personal talk Briggs shares stories from those he’s spoken — and listened — to standing on the edge of life. He gives a powerful piece of advice to those with loved ones who might be contemplating suicide.
TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design — plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate

The Bridge (Documentary) Full/Complete

1 jan. 2020

The Bridge (Documentary) directed and produced by Eric Steel.
“The Bridge is a 2006 British-American documentary film by Eric Steel spanning one year of filming at the famed Golden Gate Bridge which crosses the Golden Gate entrance to San Francisco Bay, connecting the city of San Francisco, California to the Marin Headlands of Marin County, in 2004.
The film captured a number of suicides, and featured interviews with family and friends of some of the identified people who had thrown themselves from the bridge that year. The film was inspired by a 2003 article titled “Jumpers,” written by Tad Friend for The New Yorker magazine. The film crew shot almost 10,000 hours of footage, recording 23 of the known 24 suicides off the bridge in 2004 .”

6 Man Who Survived Jump From Golden Gate Bridge Shares His Story

13 sep. 2017

Kevin Hines attempted suicide when he jumped from The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, and survived. He now dedicates his life to spread the message that there is hope for those suffering from mental illness.


28 aug. 2019

THE STORY OF NEVER GIVING UP – a motivational video by dare to do. motivation, the art of persistence is to never surrender and stick to your goal like a dog with a piece of bone, maybe you will gain some strength and refresh your desire for your aspirations in life thanks for watching and stay blessed Listen to your heart…be happy…don’t give up and always believe!

8 The Impact of Listening | Kevin Berthia | TEDxUCDavisSF

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27 jul. 2015

Kevin talks about how we can impact people’s lives just by listening. He uses his own story about how someone just listening helped him stop himself from committing suicide.
Kevin Berthia is a grateful suicide survivor and suicide prevention advocate. Kevin was born with a genetic major depression disorder that he inherited from his biological mother. In 2005 at the age of 22, Kevin attempted to take his own life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. After jumping the railing, he stood on a 4 inch narrow cord about 220 feet in the air. For 96 minutes, with nothing to stop him from falling except a listening ear, Kevin spoke with a first responder who eventually talked him back over the railing.

9 Boxed In By Smart Cars

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8 apr. 2011


People parked in a 10min zone are boxed in by two smart cars and get a ticket by a smart ass meter maid. A presentation of the Just For Laughs Gags. The funny hidden camera pranks show for the whole family. Juste pour rire les gags, l’émission de caméra caché la plus comique de la télé!