In 1996, Paris police set out to investigate a late night, high speed car crash;
both drivers had been killed instantly.
Investigations revealed that the deceased were in fact man and wife.
Police initially suspected some kind of murder or suicide pact but it became apparent
that the pair had been separated for several months – neither could have known that
the other would have been out driving that night – it was just a terrible coincidence.
Michael Dick had been travelling around the UK with his family to track down his daughter,
Lisa – who he had lost contact with ten years earlier.
After a long fruitless search, he approached the Suffolk Free Press, who agreed to help him
by putting an appeal in their newspaper.
Fortunately, his long lost daughter saw the appeal and the pair were reunited. The odd thing
was, his daughter had been right behind him when the free paper took the photograph –
shown in the photograph above. What are the chances of that!
In 1965, at the age of four, Roger Lausier was swimming off a beach in Salem – he got
into difficulties and was saved from drowning by a woman called Alice Blaise.
In 1974, on the same beach, Roger was out on a raft when he pulled a drowning man
from the water – amazingly, the man he saved was Alice Blaise’s husband.
British cavalry officer Major Summerford was fighting in the fields of Flanders in the last year
of WW1, a flash of lightning knocked him off his horse and paralyzed him from his waist down.
He moved to Vancouver, Canada , six years later, whilst out fishing, Major Summerfield was
struck by lightning again and the right side of his body became paralyzed.
After two years of recovery, it was a summer’s day and he was out in a local park, a summer
storm blew up and Major Summerfield was struck by lightning again – permanently paralyzing him.
He died two years after this incident.
However, four years after his death, his stone tomb was destroyed – it was struck by lightning!
Businessman Danie de Toit made a speech to an audience in South Africa – the topic of
his speech was – watch out because death can strike you down at any time.
At the end of his speech, he put a peppermint in his mouth, and choked to death on it!