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I Had a Near Death Experience

The story of the closest you ever came to dying 4,526 People

    When I was 11 years old I had a near death

    and out of body experience one day. It was a cold, cloudy, and blustery Saturday afternoon back in November 2010. I was 11 years old at the time and on this particular Saturday afternoon I decided to put on a dress, white pantyhose, and blue jean jacket and take a walk by myself...
    britanderson94 britanderson94 13-15, F 10 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    Dog Attack!!

    It was June 18, one day right after my birthday. I was going to my friend Ashley's house to show her my new birthday present. I was at the sidewalk in front of her house, when I saw my nieghbor's dog sitting in her front lawn. My neighbors had a 3 foot fence, and the dog was a...
    dustygirl122 dustygirl122 16-17, F 12 Responses Jul 9, 2007

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    Being cheap almost got me killed.

    so for three week now when I start my car the windshield wipers come on for 3minutes. Never even tried to get it fixed. so I just so happen to be driving 60 and it starts to rain. I cut on the wipers and they are so worn out they are smearing water over the glass. I couldnt see...
    safaree safaree 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    the Drunk Across the Street

    It was a Halloween night back in the day. I was 13 at the time. I had to stay home to pass out candy because my Mother worked nights. My younger sisters were out trick/treating. Between kids at the door I was watching TV. I was engrossed in the tube when I heard a small sound...
    Bmille1223 Bmille1223 3 Responses Oct 30, 2006

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    I was in a car crash caused by a drunk driver

    when i was 3 and it changed my family and now my family is ending
    Kiveblue12 Kiveblue12 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    One Choice

    Ten years ago I was run off the road by a truck carrying construction debris while I was driving to high school.  It was march 15, the freakin Ides of March. I lost control of my car & hit a culvert, flipping my car over, crushing the driver's side roof  down...
    twelve twelve 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2006

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    I was leaving work one day

    and two of us were walking to the elevators. The last one of the three had the doors open. So I went to go inside and there was no elevator. So I stopped and stuck my head in to look down. Two seconds ltr, my friend pulled me back and said "I wouldn't do that!" Just as an...
    TotalitarianChef TotalitarianChef 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 7

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    Well me and my family went to the beach.

    It was only a little after a a hurricane. The waves in the ocean were HUGE! But people were still allowed to go in . So my brother went in. My brother is studying to be a marine geologist. And is scuba certified so he's a really really good swimmer. And the waves were too big...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M Jan 8

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    I got raped at 9 , and sexually assaulted

    multiple times. one day I couldn't take it no more and took a pill that I'm allergic to.. about 10min later I passed out, smashed my head onto the edge of the bed frame, and about 30min later woke up weak and I couldn't move and then I threw up 4 times but it was all stomach...
    princessnothing princessnothing 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I almost drowned when I was 4

    or 5 and I could feel myself slipping but my cousin jumped into the pool before I could
    awayfromlife awayfromlife 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was scaling this huge hill in the woods near

    my house when i got a call. I pulled my phone out my my pocket but dropped it. Upon reaching down to catch it out of reflex, my other hand that help me up slipped and i nearly started falling to my death when my foot got stuck on a root. I sprained my ankle but thats the least...
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I was a taxi driver for many years

    and had to commute 45 minutes to work each day . I picked up other drivers on my way to save all of us taking a car to work . On the way to work one day I had picked up 2 of our younger drivers and was just going round a tight bend when the idiot next to me thought it would be...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M Mar 23

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    I was traveling north with my significant other

    on hwy 287. It runs parallel to 75 north passes through wads co and kitt Carson. She was six months pregnant with my son sky and we were hit by an sub head on it killed the driver of the sub and nearly us too was the worst thing ever
    selfnme selfnme 13-15, M Apr 5

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    Under the Bridge

    I'll spare you the life story, and try to build a quick foundation for what happened on September 26th,  2003.  I have a poly-diagnosis bi-polar / psychotic, and clinical depression caused by substance abuse and organic brain damage...or was the substance abuse caused by the...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 23 Responses Apr 21, 2007

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    Too many. Bright side is I'm not afraid of

    dying anymore. Downside is from time to time I really wish it finally happened :/ oh well **** happens.
    PartyGuy21 PartyGuy21 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Trucks And Two-lane Roads

        It was a normal day in April, a Friday and a beautiful Friday it was. Everyone but I was heading home, looking forward to the first warm weekend in a while, but I was stuck at school for another few hours, doing my driving portion of Driver’s Education...
    jake1123456 jake1123456 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 15, 2006

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    this actually happened yesterday.

    i walk my pitbull every Saturday, usually with my earbuds in, not really caring cause the streets of my town are desolate. so while i'm walking, i notice my dog is in the ditch. i'm confused but not really paying much attention. before i knew it, i felt a big PUSH into the...
    coffeelover123 coffeelover123 13-15, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    On August 26th 2014 sometime in the afternoon

    my best friend & I were on our way back from getting something to eat. we were in a tracker (jeep) we had the windows down and roof off and the music on. She was driving. We were on a back road I'm still not quite sure how it happen one minute I was looking at my phone the next...
    SamanthaMaeDavis SamanthaMaeDavis 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    When I was about 13, I was riding my bike

    through town. I ride my bike through a stop sigh into a road that had a straight away. Now, I usually look both ways before entering the road but the lady who lived on the corner had very big deco arrive hedges. I was unable to see what was coming from my left. As I enter the...
    Sweetloumc Sweetloumc 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    when I was a kid my mom took me swimming at the

    river and I walked out. There was a drop off and went under. My mom grabbed my arm and pulled me up.
    dada12371638 dada12371638 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    when i was 4 a China cabinet at Ikea fell on me.

    . i was supposed to die but here i am. i believe that i was granted my life for a reason.. to do good and help others. i want to make a lasting impression in this world... one day....
    Pondering59 Pondering59 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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    A Near Death Experience: My Awakening To Reality/Divinity

    This is the first time I have put my story into writing, though I have told this story many times before. I can’t quite articulate my reasons for finally putting this story into writing, and for posting it on the internet: just a sudden inspiration to share my tale. I have...
    WhatIsMu WhatIsMu 26-30, M 43 Responses Jul 31, 2010

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    Death In the Middle of Nowhere.

    On a pitch black Thursday morning, say around 4am, my sister and I were driving along I-95 somewhere in Georgia. Well, my sister was driving. We were on our way from Florida to Ohio. We started driving at about 9pm the night before, and were planning on driving the whole night...
    browns99df browns99df 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 15, 2006

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    Falling...

    In 1998 I was severely intoxicated and jumped off a 20 foot high wall at a church in San Marcos, TX.  Yes, it was a Sunday morning as well.  I had "shattered" my heel bone as the hospital said, broke 2 bones in my arm and lacerated my neck.  The neck...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 16 Responses May 18, 2007

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    I live in Alabama where tornadoes are frequent.

    We live in a mobile home. My mother called us to warn us of a tornado warning early in the morning around 4:00 am. We then immediately heard it. It sounded like thunder but kept getting louder (its true it sounds like a freight train) , we jumped up to get the kids who...
    Amelia445 Amelia445 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I nearly died in 2011

    as a result of serious medical neglect. I was declared dead for a few minutes. The next thing I know: my soul left my body and I was surrounded by the most loving and energetic light ever in the universe. I felt a kind of love that goes beyond everything we know on earth. I...
    marionrome marionrome 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2014

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    Drug Overdose

    It was a Saturday night. Like many other nights I was hitting lines with my boyfriend at the time Ryan. The gals called and wanted us to go out. I haven’t seen them for a while. Coco my best friend informed me she had ecstasy and wanted to take them later. Ryan wanted...
    AkA007 AkA007 26-30, F 16 Responses Feb 22, 2009

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    I have a heart condition

    that limits me to literally being the laziest person in the world. I can't get my heart rate up at all. It needs to stay at a resting rate. Which it kills me, I just want to be like a normal teenager. Having a lot of fun. I wish I was normal. But hey it makes me who I am today...
    misscameron13 misscameron13 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I broke my fingernail last night,

    i had spend a long time painting my fingernails and to have such a frightning and life threatning experience to actually see the nail break off it was very upsetting and will take me many weeks or months to over come the trauma Why is life such a struggle
    ExtremeNext ExtremeNext 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    So I had briefly posted a few days ago.

    I am still in the hospital and honestly not feeling much better. The infection from a bullet wound is now in my lungs.
    kshine27 kshine27 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    Friggin' Suvs

    I've fallen off two cliffs and been in three car accidents, but the closest I've actually come to dying was a couple weeks ago.  I stepped out from behind a bus, not really paying attention, and an SUV whizzed right by my face.  It was inches from me.  At the time...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 10, 2006

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    I Hit a Wall At 30 Miles An Hour.

    This year, on Father's Day (June 18), I came so close to ?dieing? that my roommate actually thought I was dead.  I was out riding ATV's with my roommate, one of my close friends, and his dad.  Well, after riding for about 4 hours we decided to go home.  It was a...
    aprenot aprenot 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 6, 2006

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    When I was much younger I hung around a bad

    group of people. I felt I belonged with them though. Well...fast forward a few years, I went to my "friend"'s house to take back a bicycle that was mine, that he had stolen. He caught me. I was strangled, stabbed in the side, and slammed down in concrete. So much blood. Almost 7...
    PoeticJay PoeticJay 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Quick Fix...dumb Teen

    Well...My story is nothing to brag about and this is the 1st time ever sharing it...with anyone except people who were present at that time. I was 12 years old and long story short I made a decision after another fight with my mom one morning before school that I was going to...
    dusti2526 dusti2526 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 25, 2006

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    I was a taxi driver for many years

    and had to commute 45 minutes to work each day . I picked up other drivers on my way to save all of us taking a car to work . On the way to work one day I had picked up 2 of our younger drivers and was just going round a tight bend when the idiot next to me thought it would be...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Back in 2009 I ended up with double renal

    failure and collapsed lungs and spent a week on life support until my lungs had gotten back enough to where I could breathe on my own again
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 12

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    On August 23 1989 I suffered a life changing

    football injury while playing football for my highschool team!! I was hit helmet on helmet and was put into a coma for 5 weeks and I suffered a stroke while I was in my coma!!! I was pronounced dead when I arrived at the hospital by helecopter. I woke up and was parilized on my...
    thunderdanmajerle thunderdanmajerle 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 17

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    A little over a year ago I tried to kill myself

    by overdosing on Prozac. I downed a bottle and half and washed it down with a beer. I was in the icu for 3 days and a psych ward for another 3. I am very greatful to have a second chance at life.
    Lbkush Lbkush 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 6

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    the Long Road Home

    The year was 1944. The place, on top of a mountain in rural West Virginia. It was a warm, sunny morning. My mom had just hung the clothes on the line to dry. I was making mud pies in the dirt by our country home. She called me to come into the house because she wanted to give me...
    Kayrah Kayrah 66-70, F 8 Responses Oct 27, 2006

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    Ok I was in a pool and my father pulled me

    under the water without warning and I almost drowned and I haven't forgiven him Has anyone almost died because of someone and have you forgave them?
    YouCantEscapeMyDemons YouCantEscapeMyDemons 13-15, M 21 Responses Jul 30, 2014

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    My Nde At Age 8

     My father took me and my older brothers ( 10 and 11) to a river for a day of fun and fishing when I was eight years old. It was a beautiful, hot sunny day and we asked my dad if we could walk up to the river a little bit on our own while he set up camp for us. At...
    Glauco Glauco 46-50, M 5 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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    Not Once, But Twice

    I have had two near death experiences. Once when I was a little girl, and the other time about six years ago. Although it's been a long time since the first incident, I still remember it well. When I was young I had very bad asthma, and when it acted up it made me sick. One day I...
    lilbopeep25 lilbopeep25 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2006

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    My mum was driving, it was just another normal

    day. I has my headphones blaring when suddenly the car started shaking and I could hear the God awful sound of the car over my music. I took out one of my earphones and realized what was happening. We were in serious danger. The gas pedal was stuck at 70mph...and we were...
    AleaAndLexi AleaAndLexi 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    About 3 years ago I though it'd be a good idea

    to try "legal highs" a synthetic cannabis substitute being sold in the local head shop. After smoking it for about 2 months I became heavily addicted. In jan 2013 it came to my birthday and I came into a fair amount of money, but then found out a few days later that my...
    scottdominic94 scottdominic94 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    the Cold Steel of the Revolver Pressed Deeply Into My Midriff.

    My family and I were living on the island of Grenada. The Cubans had invaded, and we were told to stay in our home, but after a week we were out of food, so my husband, my nine year old daughter and I piled into our Jeep and started down the steep mountain-side, on our way to St...
    Kayrah Kayrah 66-70, F 9 Responses Oct 24, 2006

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    Five Actually. Almost drowned,

    almost snapped neck falling down stairs, almost hit by car when I was on the side walk, born not breathing, and asthma. I am lucky I guess. ^_^
    AllTheEmotions AllTheEmotions 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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