"There was a violent shaking, and the next moment I was thrown to the floor ... and I landed on top of a pile of other people. "



"There was a violent shaking, and the next moment I was thrown to the floor ... and I landed on top of a pile of other people. "
Tatsuya Akashi
A passenger on a commuter train in Japan that jumped its tracks and rammed into an apartment complex.
"It's hard for our society to come around to it, but we're seeing people who get in trouble and the real root cause isn't because they're mean or don't have a conscience.
Judge Mac Parsons
On Alabama's mental health courts, which try to offer counseling and proper medication instead of jail time to mentally ill people who commit crimes.
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