With the current economic and political climate, we can probably expect to see even more cases like this.
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ALAMEDA, Calif. — For much of Monday morning, Dolores Berry watched helplessly as her depressed and despondent adult stepson stood in neck-deep waters off a bustling Alameda beach, raising his arms above his head at times, and then floating 150 yards into the icy bay waters.
Nobody — not firefighters, police, passers-by or Berry, 84, — moved into the 55-degree water to try to pull the 280-pound, suicidal man to safety.
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