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Man Talked Down from Gold Star Bridge

Members of the Groton City Fire and Police Departments talk a distraught man down from the bridge supports under the Gold Star Bridge Tuesday May 7, 2013. The man was taken down peacefully and taken to the hospital.

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Groton City Fire Chief Nick DeLia tries to talk 44 year old distraught man down from a bridge support under the Gold Star Bridge Tuesday May 7, 2013. The situation ended peacefully after roughly an hour and a half when the man was talked into the Groton City Fire Department's tower-ladder truck by DeLia and Groton City Police Lt. Bruce Lowe.

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Emergency crews from Groton City talk a distraught man down from a bridge support under the Gold Star Bridge Tuesday May 7, 2013. The situation ended peacefully after roughly an hour and a half when the man was talked into the Groton City Fire Department's tower-ladder truck.

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Groton City Fire Chief Nick DeLia tries to talk 44 year old distraught man down from a bridge support under the Gold Star Bridge Tuesday May 7, 2013. The situation ended peacefully after roughly an hour and a half when the man was talked into the Groton City Fire Department's tower-ladder truck by DeLia and Groton City Police Lt. Bruce Lowe.

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Groton City Police Lt. Bruce Lowe, left, joins Groton City Fire Chief Nick DeLia, right, in the platform of of the tower-ladder as they try to talk the man down Tuesday May 7, 2013. The situation ended peacefully after roughly an hour and a half when the man was talked into the Groton City Fire Department's tower-ladder truck by DeLia and Lowe.

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Groton City Fire Chief Nick DeLia, right, hugs a 44 year old distraught man, center, after talking the man down from a bridge support under the Gold Star Bridge with Groton City Police Lt. Bruce Lowe, left, Tuesday May 7, 2013. The situation ended peacefully after roughly an hour and a half when the man was talked into the Groton City Fire Department's tower-ladder truck by DeLia and Lowe.

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Emergency crews from Groton City guide a distraught man, center, to an awaiting ambulance after talking him down from a bridge support under the Gold Star Bridge Tuesday May 7, 2013. The man's girlfriend (getting hugged) was called from Norwich to help talk him down from the bridge. The situation ended peacefully after roughly an hour and a half when the man was talked into the Groton City Fire Department's tower-ladder truck by Groton City Fire Chief Nick DeLia and Groton City Police Lt. Bruce Lowe.