Gravity-defying job of Turkish high voltage workers

Ruth Doherty

Would you take this job? These Turkish men are risking their lives to keep their country wired.

They are known to work hundreds of feet above ground on deadly high voltage lines. Employees say they inherited their jobs from their fathers and grandfathers.

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Despite some improvements, the job is still risky: some say they have seen colleagues fall to their deaths.

They will continue the legacy despite the high risk because they feel the job has one major perk: the views.