Risen from the Dead: 8 real cases of resurrection that have been documented

Death is the worst thing that can happen to a person. At least, that's what we think. Although, perhaps the worst thing is when you are mistaken for the dead with all the consequences that follow from this.

Risen from the Dead: 8 real cases of resurrection that have been documented

The idea of attending your own funeral is quite common, especially in movies when people fake death and arrange a fake funeral. Fortunately, most of us have not had such an experience. But 17-year-old Indian teenager Kumar Marevad experienced it for himself. He had a severe fever after being bitten by a dog and stopped breathing. Kumar's family prepared his body, put it in a coffin and went to cremation. It's good that the guy woke up before he became a handful of ashes.

Neisi Perez, a pregnant girl from Honduras, suddenly dropped dead and stopped breathing. The family buried Neisi and her unborn child, but the next day, when the girl's mother came to her grave, she heard sounds from inside. Neisi was dug up, and she seemed to be saved! But fate had other plans…

A few hours after her release, the girl really died and returned again to where she had recently been rescued from.

Risen from the Dead: 8 real cases of resurrection that have been documented

Judith Johnson went to the hospital with what she considered indigestion, but soon went straight from there to the morgue. Unfortunately, what she thought was indigestion was a heart attack, and resuscitation did not help her. She was rescued by a morgue worker who discovered that Judith was still breathing. The poor thing did not die, but her psyche suffered catastrophically as a result. The grave does not let people go so easily.

Risen from the Dead: 8 real cases of resurrection that have been documented

Walter Williams died in 2014 at the age of 78. The old man's body was taken to the morgue, but when the worker started embalming, Walter began to breathe. The family considered such a return to life a miracle.

However, science has its own explanation, called Lazarus syndrome, when a dead person can suddenly come to life again. This syndrome is very rare, but a sudden resurrection after a recorded death is also possible.

Risen from the Dead: 8 real cases of resurrection that have been documented

Eleanor Markham was 22 years old when she died in 1894 in New York. It was July heat, so the inconsolable family mourned the girl and decided to bury her as soon as possible. When the coffin was being carried to the cemetery, sounds were heard from inside. The lid was removed, and a furious dialogue ensued between the revived Miss Markham and the attending physician who saw her off on her last journey.

According to a publication from a local newspaper, their conversation sounded something like this: "My God! Miss Markham was screaming. "You're burying me alive!" Her doctor coolly replied: "Hush, hush, you're all right. It's just a mistake that's easy to fix."

Risen from the Dead: 8 real cases of resurrection that have been documented

Living alone is not scary. It's scary to die alone and be found by neighbors by a characteristic smell. This was the case with 86-year-old Mildred Clark, who was found by the landlord lying cold and dead on the floor. The old woman was taken to the morgue, where her body was waiting for its turn to go to the funeral home and then to the cemetery. In the morgue, her frozen legs began to twitch, and the attendant noticed that the deceased was barely breathing. So the old and lonely Mildred Clark came back to life again.

Risen from the Dead: 8 real cases of resurrection that have been documented

Once in South Africa, a 24-year-old young man Sipho William Mdletshe died. He lay in the morgue for two days, and then woke up already in a metal box and began to scream loudly. Fortunately, the guy was rescued, and he immediately ran to his family and fiancee. However, the girl rejected him, considering the revived groom to be a real zombie.

Risen from the Dead: 8 real cases of resurrection that have been documented

Alice Blunden was an obese woman and loved brandy, and one day in 1675 she died and was buried. A few days later, the children heard sounds from the grave. The grave was excavated, but Alice was still dead, although it was clear that she was struggling inside and calling for help. 

The body was examined and decided to bury it again before the arrival of the medical examiner. When the coroner finally arrived and the grave was reopened, Alice's clothes were torn and her face was bloody. She was buried alive for the second time. Alas, fate did not give her a third chance. The coroner finally pronounced her dead.

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