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Aokigahara

Dozens Take Their Lives In Japan's 'Suicide Forest' Each Year

Posted 05.10.2012 | World

Each year in the Aokigahara Forest, dozens of people reportedly push through a dense "sea of trees" to find a place to take their lives. Those who are...

PHOTOS: Japan's Haunted Forest

Thomas Shomaker | Posted 06.02.2012 | Travel
Thomas Shomaker

The dark, mythical past of Aokigahara extends to the present. Since the 1950s the woods have become a common place for Japanese salarymen, or corporate workers, to end their lives.