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I Got Run Over By a Truck and Died—10 Months Later I Ran a Half Marathon
She spent three months in the hospital after a horrific bike accident. Almost dying is nothing close to what you’d imagine.
Doctors Still Can’t Explain How This Man Survived Nearly an Hour Without a Heartbeat
This Man Thought He Had the Flu. Months Later, He Could Barely Eat or Talk.
11 People Who Came Back to Life Reveal What They Saw on “the Other Side”
One Man Was in Desperate Need of a Kidney Transplant—Then His Longtime Friend Realized He Was a Match
How I Survived a Rattlesnake Bite—With No Way of Calling 911 or Getting to a Hospital
I Survived Child Abuse for Years—Here’s What Everyone Gets Wrong About It
Erin Cole was six months old when her parent's divorce caused her life to spiral...
This Man Protected Wild Bears Every Day for 13 Years—Until He Made the Ultimate Sacrifice
The bear was 20 feet away, head low, moving slowly but instead of retreating, it stared...
Former Alcatraz Inmate Reveals What the Prison Was Really Like
This is the real story of a prisoner at the infamous Alcatraz prison, incarcerated at...
I Didn’t Know How I Almost Died Until 14 Years After It Happened
Bertha Loaiza grew up mourning the loss of her mother, never knowing the shocking truth...
Two Young Boys Fell Through the Ice and Were Trapped—Until a Neighbor Stepped In
A quick walk onto a frozen pond could have spelled disaster for these two boys.
19 of the Scariest Moments Pilots Have Experienced on the Job
Flying is still considered the safest mode of transportation, but these pilots have stories that...
6 People Who Froze to Death—and Came Back to Life
Once you freeze to death—that's it, right? Not always. With the right techniques, doctors...
This Dog Fell Off an 800-Foot Cliff—Weeks Later, He Was Found Alive
On a run in the Rocky Mountains, Eric Wagenknecht's dog, Merle, fell and was injured...
A Car Was Teetering on the Edge of a 50-Foot Drop When Strangers Stepped in to Help
One sudden move by the occupants of the car would send it over the edge.
I Had Two Strokes at Age 29—Here’s How I Recovered
Dina was a perfectly healthy young adult starting a new life—until she suddenly found...
This Woman Performed Her Own Cesarean Section—and Survived
With no one around but her other children, Ines Ramirez Perez did the seemingly impossible...
This Newborn Had Moments to Live—but a Touching Gesture Changed Everything
These parents wouldn't give up on their son, born 14 weeks premature.
I Almost Died of a Blood Clot at Age 38
An undiagnosed genetic mutation combined with birth control pills created the perfect storm for a...
9 Miraculous Medical Recoveries That Still Can’t Be Believed
Surely you can’t survive with only half a skull. Or can you? We’ve...
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The most dangerous time for a wildfire is late afternoon, when the sun is hot,...
Why Wildfire Smoke Is Way More Dangerous Than You Realized
As wildfires have ravaged so much of the country recently, an air-quality specialist discusses how...
The Teen Who Had a Rare Combination of Cancers at the Same Time—and Survived
Her odds of getting both were one in ten billion.
10 People Who Literally Came Back to Life
Thanks to state of the art medical technology—like defibrillators in nearly every place of...