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# survivor - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Last known survivor of WWII Auschwitz escape dies aged 90
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Last known survivor of WWII Auschwitz escape dies aged 90

Jul 31st 2012, 11:22 AM 4,760 Views 13 Comments

August Kowalczyk was among a group of nine Polish inmates who succeeded in escaping from the Nazi concentration camp in June 1942.

# survivor - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Extract: 'They tried to keep us down on the steerage deck as Titanic sank'
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# Read Me

Extract: 'They tried to keep us down on the steerage deck as Titanic sank'

Apr 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 1,538 Views 24 Comments

A new book brings to life the tragedy through the voices of those who survived. In this extract, survivor Daniel Buckley recounts the night the liner went down.

# survivor - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Japanese tsunami: 7 incredible survival stories
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# Japan

Japanese tsunami: 7 incredible survival stories

Mar 11th 2012, 7:30 PM 26,270 Views 1 Comment

Amongst the damage and destruction caused by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, there were incredible tales of survival and courage. We take a look at seven of them.

# survivor - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies
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From The Daily Edge
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Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies

Jan 31st 2012, 3:57 PM 2,083 Views 6 Comments

But he’s not the first politician to face the wrath of the music industry for his choice of song during campaign rallies.

# survivor - Sunday 8 January, 2012

WATCH: Bungee jumper survives after her cord snaps
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From The Daily Edge
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WATCH: Bungee jumper survives after her cord snaps

Jan 8th 2012, 11:19 AM 17,809 Views 60 Comments

The Australian 22-year-old swam to safety after falling into the Zambesi River in Zimbabwe despite her two feet being tied together.

# survivor - Friday 23 December, 2011

US student survives after nine days stranded in snow
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# Survivor

US student survives after nine days stranded in snow

Dec 23rd 2011, 8:06 AM 5,441 Views 13 Comments

Lauren Weinberg got stuck in a mountain area of Arizona with no heavy coat, blankets or gloves and only two candy bars for food.

# survivor - Friday 4 November, 2011

New Zealand toddler lives on leftovers for two days after mother dies
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# Tragic

New Zealand toddler lives on leftovers for two days after mother dies

Nov 4th 2011, 7:19 AM 2,158 Views 12 Comments

Three-year-old Shylah Silbery managed to open the fridge to feed herself after she was unable to wake her mother at their Wellington home.

# survivor - Friday 28 October, 2011

Thirteen-year-old boy found alive four days after Turkey quake
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# Turkey

Thirteen-year-old boy found alive four days after Turkey quake

Oct 28th 2011, 8:33 AM 170 Views 0 Comments

Ferhat Tokay was pulled from the rubble of an apartment building, reportedly injured but conscious.

# survivor - Monday 10 October, 2011

Irish-Norwegian massacre survivor to speak here on racism
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# Survivor

Irish-Norwegian massacre survivor to speak here on racism

Oct 10th 2011, 10:05 AM 1,095 Views 2 Comments

Elin L’Estrange, whose father is from Dublin, was on Utoya Island when Anders Behring Breivik killed 69 people there. She spoke about her experiences and her anti-racism message.

# survivor - Friday 30 September, 2011

Man survives car plunge off cliff and lives on leaves til rescue
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# Survivor

Man survives car plunge off cliff and lives on leaves til rescue

Sep 30th 2011, 11:41 AM 915 Views 3 Comments

David Lavau’s family began searching for him after he failed to return home last Friday.

# survivor - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Column: I survived a terrorist bombing. Here’s what happened next
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# Read Me

Column: I survived a terrorist bombing. Here’s what happened next

Sep 13th 2011, 7:00 PM 10 Views 3 Comments

Molly Naylor was in the front carriage of the train blown up by the July 7 bombers. In her show for Absolut Fringe 2011, she explores the effect it had on her.

# survivor - Friday 2 September, 2011

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach
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# Australia

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:08 AM 1,157 Views 0 Comments

Passenger has been pulled alive from light aircraft which crashed into the sea – its outline can be clearly seen under the water.

# survivor - Monday 27 June, 2011

US teenager survives his second plane crash
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# Survivor

US teenager survives his second plane crash

Jun 27th 2011, 1:35 PM 6,164 Views 19 Comments

Sixteen-year-old Austin Hatch survived two plance crashes which killed his mother, father, stepmother and siblings.

# survivor - Friday 11 February, 2011

Survivors experiencing a range of emotions, says doctor
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# Cork Crash

Survivors experiencing a range of emotions, says doctor

Feb 11th 2011, 6:50 AM 11,410 Views 0 Comments

Donal Walsh is in his early twenties and is a recent graduate from Waterford IT. A cousin of President Mary McAleese was one of the fatalities on the flight.

# survivor - Friday 28 January, 2011

Dublin man shot five times but survives
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# Shooting

Dublin man shot five times but survives

Jan 28th 2011, 9:28 AM 5,433 Views 0 Comments

Bodybuilder manages to walk to ambulance after what is being described as an assassination attempt.