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IN People ON 28 Oct, 2016
While some people believe in luck and some do not, making luck quite a tricky concept. What is it that defines luck accurately and what does it depends on? I'm myself not that lucky but I remember what a wise man once said, "The harder you work, the luckier you get", which sounds about right to me. Anyway, you can be lucky but you can't be as lucky as the people mentioned in the article.
They survived extreme ill scenarios. Take a look!
Lena Påhlsson was doing some vegetable harvesting in her garden when suddenly she found a wedding ring which was disappeared 16 years ago. A carrot grew through the ring, and it popped up. Quite Lucky!
Steve had no mother while he was growing up and had been looking for her for ages but it turns out that he was searching for incorrect last name. A co-incidence happened and he found his mom who in turn was working at a different store for Steve's boss as well.
When it comes to lottery tickets, Virginia used to always choose the same digits. The first number represented the number of years for which her parents have been married, and the second their age at the year of their wedding. She signed 2 tickets each having the same numbers by accident in 2012 and fate it was, each ticket bought her a million dollars!
Who can survive two nuclear attacks on Japan? Tsutomu Yamaguchi did it twice and he is the only person with this achievement. It was a close call both at Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Harrison Odjegba Okene was a ship cook. He was stuck with other 12 team members in the bathroom when the ship began to sink. With some efforts, he managed to move into the engine room where an air bag formed. He was the only one who got rescued but in three days.
In 2008, she won a jackpot lottery of $10 million making it in the news all over the world.
At the age of 17, after being the only survivor of a plane crash right above the Amazon River in 1971, Juliane Koepcke had to live in jungle for few days until the local residents came to her rescue!
Maarten de Jonge, famous cyclist booked two flights but cancelled both of them at last moments. One plan got disappeared in Indian ocean and other got shut down the summer of 2014.
Reshma Begum working as a seamstress in 'Rana Plaza' was able to survive an explosion but remained trapped under the rubble for 17 days struggling for food and water.
Frane Selak, a music teacher first escaped death when a train fell into the lake. Then survived few car crashes, fell out of the plane only to fall out in a stack of hay and to make it all worth it won about a million dollars in lottery.