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February 28th, 2014
08:14 PM ET

Dead Mississippi man wakes up in body bag

It's a story that's so bizarre, it's hard to believe it's true.

But it is.

A 78-year old man in Mississippi was declared dead Wednesday by a coroner, but hours later, as the body was about to be embalmed - a miracle - the man started moving from inside the body bag.

Dead Mississippi man begins breathing in embalming room, coroner says

CNN's David Mattingly is OutFront with the story.


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  1. RON rOPPO

    The man was so drunk he was considered dead. This should be a WAKE UP CALL but it won't soon as they patch him up he will be back drinking unlit he passes out. The amazing thing is he doesn't think he's got a problem.

    March 1, 2014 at 11:17 pm | Reply

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