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11/21/2013 (1 year ago)

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Terrified woman calls police.

In Sao Paulo, Brazil, a woman got the shock of her life when visiting her family's tomb. She witnessed a man clawing his way out of a grave.

Premature burial still happens, but thankfully much more rarely.

Premature burial still happens, but thankfully much more rarely.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

11/21/2013 (1 year ago)

Published in Americas

Keywords: buried alive, zombie, burial, china, brazil, death


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Earlier this month, it was reported that a woman in Sao Paulo, Brazil saw something that would frighten virtually all of us. While visiting her family tomb, the unidentified woman said a man emerged from the dirt, clawing his way out of a grave.

Was it the starts of the Resurrection? Zombie apocalypse?

Authorities quickly arrived and finished digging the man out of the dirt. Although he managed to get his head and arms out of the grave, the rest of his body remained buried.

Authorities rushed the man to a nearby hospital where it was learned he wasn't supposed to be buried at all. The man, also unidentified, was an apparent victim of some violence in the crime-ridden city and had been badly beaten, then buried in a shallow grave while unconscious.

Although modern medicine has virtually eliminated the danger of being buried alive, the possibility still exists for some unlucky individuals.

This week, it was reported that one child in China was due to be cremated when he awoke, crying.

According to Chinese authorities, a baby boy, less than a month old, who had serious deformities and respiratory problems, was already at the funeral home, ready for cremation, when workers heard him crying.

The doctor who declared him dead had his license revoked for negligence. The boy remains hospitalized.

A birth foretold: click here to learn more!

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