Some people are born blessed for life. When coincidence strikes, most people find themselves divided into two camps: those inclined to dismiss such events as random, and those who see sense and lack starts in all. Here, we’ve compiled the most surprising coincidences of all time. Here are stories that are almost movie materials. Enjoy!
#1 Fishing Luck
An Austrian fisherman was fishing in Lake Attersee. At one point he and his net pulled out his wallet, which he had lost 20 years ago.
#2 A Mother Found
American Steve Flaig was relentless in his search for his biological mother. When he took a job at a large DIY store, he told his boss about his struggles. He recognized the woman’s name. It turned out she worked at the same store.
#3 Glasses Under the Car
A man lost his reading glasses. He found them two years later in a garage under his car.
#4 A Ring On A Carrot
Swedish woman Lena Påhlsson removed her wedding ring while baking a cake for Christmas. Later, the jewelry was lost under unexplained circumstances. It was only found after 16 years in the garden. Lena was surprised to find it on a carrot she had pulled out of her garden bed.
#5 Treasure Unearthed From The Bed
Mary Grams also boasts a garden story. A Canadian woman lost her engagement ring while working on her farm. The treasure was found by her daughter-in-law after 13 years. It turned out that a carrot had grown into the ring.
#6 Surviving in the Jungle
Juliane Koepcke is a biologist who is the only survivor of a plane crash. On December 24, 1971, she was 17 years old and flying with her mother to Pucallpa (Peru). The plane was struck by lightning and crashed in the Amazon jungle. The girl, with a broken collarbone and arm, walked for 10 days along a stream until she reached a lumberjack camp.
#7 Jewelry In The Sole
A woman lost an earring while visiting relatives. After two months, she found it in the sole of her shoe.
#8 It’s All About Saving Money
Maarten de Jonge is a retired Dutch cyclist who often flew to Malaysia because of his profession. Thanks to his frugality, he escaped the clutches of death twice. In 2014, he had flights booked on Malaysia Airlines. There were two fateful flights. One plane disappeared over the Indian Ocean and the other was shot down over Ukraine. Originally Maarten de Jonge was on the passenger list for both flights, but he eventually rebooked.
#9 Ticket In A Book
A Prince fan lost a ticket in 1986 to his concert that was supposed to take place in Copenhagen. He found it 29 years later in one of his books.
#10 Surviving In The Ruins
Reshma Begum is a seamstress who worked at the Rana Plaza complex in Bangladesh. In 2013, the eight-story building collapsed. The woman survived for 17 days in the ruins until a rescue team reached her.
#11 Skates Still Waiting
A boy hung his skates from a small tree and completely forgot about them. He found them decades later. They were in their place and still waiting for him.
#12 The Breath Of Happiness On Your Back
Frano Selak is a Croatian born out of wedlock. The man is now 92 years old and has survived plane, train, bus, and car crashes. He was also hit by a bus and miraculously avoided a head-on collision with a truck. On the other hand, at the age of 73, he won 900,000 euros in the lottery.
#13 Frozen Phone
A man lost his iPhone in February.
He found it embedded in snow and ice a month later. After treatment in rice, the phone came back to life.
Which story fascinated you the most?