12 People Who Cheated Death. This is What it Feels Like to Have 9 Lives

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There are people in this world who were near to pass to the other side, but luck was on their side and they lived to tell the story. For some it was luck, for some it was determination and survival instinct, but all of them have some crazy stories to tell after it all happened.

Some of these 12 pictures show people that were strong enough to go through deadly experiences and never lost their will to live. Cheating death can be luck, but hard work as well. How they did it, we’ll never know. We’ll only know the facts: that they went through horrible situations and they survived.

1. A shark bite

Not many can brag about having a shark bite scar on their back. This girl encountered an aquatic predator who seems gave up in the middle of his meal and she lived to tell the tale

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2. A close miss

The driver of this car got out alive, without a scratch. By the looks of it, a few more inches to one side and…

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3. Nail gun out of control

A guy working in construction fell off a roof while holding his nail gun and accidentally shot six nails into his head. None of them got into his brain stem or spinal cord.

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Image source: New York Daily News

4. Safety goggles proved their efficiency

If you don’t feel like wearing protection glasses, just take a close look at this picture

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5. Like in an action movie

Imagine you’re driving on the highway and something like this happens

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6. 127 hours

This is Aaron Ralston, the man famous for amputating his own hand in order to free himself from a dislodged boulder which had him trapped in Blue John Canyon for six days. James Franco plays him in the movie entitled “127 hours”.

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Image source: www.madisonmovie.org

7. Mudslide and a lucky truck driver

This truck driver got stuck between a mudslide and the Pacific. He got out alive!

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8. The heroic cell phone

This little cell phone blocked a chain saw from cutting in a major artery.

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9. 76 days lost on the sea

This man is Steven Callahan, an American author, naval architect and inventor who survived for 76 days on the Atlantic Ocean, just him and his life raft.

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Image source: Pat Wellenbach/Associated Press

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10. 10 days in the Peruvian Amazon

This woman is Juliane Koepcke. When she was only 17, she was the only survivor of a plane crash and she spent 11 days alone, in the Amazon rainforest before being rescued.

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Image source: Disciples of Flight

11. 160 metres without a parachute

Vesna Vulovic holds the world record for surviving the highest fall without a parachute, after an explosion tore the baggage compartment of a plane causing it to crash. Vesna was a Serbian flight attendant.

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Image source: Filip Horvat for The International Herald Tribune

12. The cat survived, of course

She’s got nine lives and despite the fact she blends in perfectly, her owner didn’t set her on fire. That’s what it means to have 9 lives

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