greetings from belgrade. viewer discretion advised.

A photographer friend of mine, Buda (now he makes knives…), sent me this as a postcard right when I moved to the US in 1998. A retired guy hung himself from his balcony ..
Life was tough back then in Serbia, old, retired people were starving, their pensions were worthless, the suicide rates went through the roof. People would rather kill themselves then starve.