Aug 9, 2019 · At age 19, a mentally ill Kevin Hines tried to kill himself by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. Now he’s using his second act to help others.
Kevin Hines is a storyteller. He is a best selling author, global public speaker, and award winning documentary filmmaker. In the Year 2000, Kevin attempted to take his life by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. Many factors contributed to his miraculous survival including a sea lion which kept him afloat until the Coast Guard arrived.
Mar 13, 2018 · The Jump "Jump now," said the voice in Kevin Hines's head. "And I did. I was compelled to die." Hines leaped over a rail on the Golden Gate Bridge in September of 2000 and began a freefall that would reach 75 miles per hour on impact. ( Editor's note: Since 1937 approximately 1,800 people have ended their lives by jumping from this iconic bridge.
Jun 2, 2022 · On September 25, 2000, 19-year-old Kevin Hines leaped from the Golden Gate Bridge, intending to end his life. Since the bridge opened in 1937, an estimated 2,000 people have done the same. Less than one percent of them survived — but Kevin Hines is among them. For years, Hines had bipolar disorder and epilepsy.
Sep 8, 2022 · By Keisha Reynolds, MyCG Wrtier Nearly 22 years ago, a 19-year-old Kevin Hines jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge committed to ending his life. His desire changed as quickly as his release from the rail of the bridge because during that four-second fall, he decided he wanted to live.
John Kevin Hines (born August 30, 1981) is an American suicide prevention speaker who attempted suicide by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. His story gained major media coverage and he has since become a motivational speaker and advocate for suicide prevention.
Aug 7, 2019 · Suffering from mental illness, a then 19 year old Kevin Hines tried to kill himself by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. Now he's using his second act to help others. 01:29 - Source:...
Nov 17, 2020 · Kevin Hines attempted suicide in 2000 by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. “The millisecond my hands left the rail, it was instant regret for my actions." By Frances Weller Updated: Nov. 17, 2020 at 9:57 AM PST WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Kevin Hines says the moment he jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge he knew he had made a terrible mistake.
Jul 12, 2019 · Sea lion saves Golden Gate Bridge suicide jumper, survivor says $210M net in crucial. SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - Almost 20 years ago, Kevin Hines jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge. As he was falling ...
Apr 19, 2016 · The millisecond after Kevin Hines jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge to the bay below, he felt instant regret. “I said to myself, ‘What have I done, I don’t want to die, God please save...