There are lucky people and then there are the people we have selected in this article. They have survived death (some on more than one occasion), have won the lottery (even several times), possess professions envied by many or simply their lives are worthy of being remembered and admired. Do you know the personalities with a story of incredible luck?
Vesna Vulovic, only survivor of plane crash
The one that exerted like stewardess of the airlines JAT of Yugoslavia managed to survive, in January of 1972, to a fall of more than 10 thousand meters of altitude. This is a mystery because despite suffering fractures in legs, skull and ribs after a month in a coma and several months regaining the ability to walk, Vulovic was the only 28 passengers who survived. In fact, he was awarded the Guiness Prize at the highest height without a parachute. If you wonder if he flew again, he did not. However, Vulovic continued working in the same company but this time in the office. You can read here the complete history.
Bill Morgan, the person who died, was resurrected and won the lottery twice
Bill Morgan is one of those cases in which luck is repeated more than once. The considered 'legally dead' for more than 14 minutes managed to survive the death, pass a 12-day process between it and life through a coma for shortly after waking up to celebrate their survival with the award given by a card 'Scratch it' that is to say, a 'scratch and win'. The award? A car valued at 17,000 Australian dollars. But if this were not enough, when television contacted him to make a program about his fate, in full live he won $ 250,000 by scratching another card live. Do you want to know more details about the story? Gizmodo tells the full version of the lucky one in this article.
Tsutomu Yamaguchi, the only survivor of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs
Tsutomu Yamaguchi died on January 4, 2010, however and despite the circumstances he went through in his life, he had the incredible luck of doing it at 93 years of age. And, this Japanese born in 1916 survived not one but two of the atomic explosions launched in Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States. His story is so incredible that he has been considered the only witness of the bombs and possessor of a 'double hibakusha', that is, two experiences that place him as a victim of explosions. A total of 140,000 people on the first day died instantly and 70,000 people did so in the second but Tsutomu had to survive in order to write his book 'La vida regalada' and the poems we can find on Amazon as well as to devote his life to defending the abolition of nuclear weapons.
The soldier who won the Betway jackpot
Returning to the games, the slots are the entertainment of many who just want to have a fun time without involving too much energy to the strategy applied in the game. This was the case of Jon Heywood, a British soldier who one day was playing slots on the web of Betway Casino , when suddenly one of them awarded him with 13,213,838.68 million pounds. As he said himself, he was just looking for fun with the slot created by Microgaming and even had the view removed from the screen since at the same time he was visualizing a documentary about the Second World War. But the lucky one was not only Jon but also his heart-sick father and a lung to which Heywood happily helped by paying for the necessary operation.
The teenager who makes a living playing videogames
Playing video games can be more than a hobby. And if not tell Faker that with 22 years already considered 'the king of League of Legends' by many. Lee Sang-hyeok is the name under which a player who has made legend in the Summoner's Rift hides. All this thanks to the success achieved in the 2015 world championship, 2016 with SK Telekom T1 that has accredited him the title of 'the immortal'. In 2016, Lee's earnings exceeded 900,000 million dollars while in 2017 he has already been considered the highest paid player in the world. Lee started playing at age 17 leaving his studies aside, however, that has never stopped him from positioning himself in one of the most fortunate people in this article. Is this the reason why young people today want to become an e-sports player?
The bullet man who speaks 7 languages
The Spanish Luis Muñoz is not only fortunate to know how to handle himself in 7 languages (Spanish, English, Italian, German, Portuguese, French and even a little Japanese) but also to continue living after a lifetime dedicating himself to the profession that qualifies him as 'bullet Man'. Do you know what this activity is about? In this article El País explains what life is about this circus character, inherited from his father (who was also one of the most famous bullet men). Muñoz recognizes that being a 'bullet man' is much more than a profession, it is a vital attitude that has taught him a lot in life, such as controlling his mind when it sends him messages of fear when he is inside the cannon.
After reading this article you are surely questioning your luck as well as you are wondering, why did luck get on the side of these people? The answer is as mysterious as the stories of themselves.