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Brazilian Man Walks into His Own Wake

from Yahoo News

By  | Yahoo! Contributor Network – 6 hrs ago

Everyone thought Gilberto Araujo was dead—then he walked into his own wake.

 The 41-year-old’s family had planned the funeral for the car washer, and they were already grieving him at his wake…but then Gilberto showed up at the ceremony to let them know he was just fine, according to the Miami Herald.

Not surprisingly, his appearance caused quite the scene. People fainted, others ran away, presumably thinking they has seen a ghost. Gilberto’s mother, of course, was “overjoyed,” she said in the Miami Herald article. . . . Read Complete Report

from CNN via youtube

Man Shows Up Alive At His Wake

Published on Oct 25, 2012

A family from Brazil had the scare of their lives when the relative they thought was dead, turned up at his own wake.

Amazon’s Lost World

Amazon’s Lost World


RIO BRANCO, Brazil — Edmar Araújo still remembers the awe.

As he cleared trees on his family’s land decades ago near Rio Branco, an outpost in the far western reaches of the Brazilian Amazon, a series of deep earthen avenues carved into the soil came into focus.

“These lines were too perfect not to have been made by man,” said Mr. Araújo, a 62-year-old cattleman. “The only explanation I had was that they must have been trenches for the war against the Bolivians.”

But these were no foxholes, at least not for any conflict waged here at the dawn of the 20th century. According to stunning archaeological discoveries here in recent years, the earthworks on Mr. Araújo’s land and hundreds like them nearby are much, much older — potentially upending the conventional understanding of the world’s largest tropical rain forest. . . . read  complete report