You may have heard bizarre stories of being pronounced clinically dead by doctors–only to later come back to life.
Whether they ended up waking up at their own funeral, were misdiagnosed and trapped alive in a morgue freezer, or miraculously awoke after having their heart stop beating for nearly an hour, these people have quite the tale to tell.
In fact, it’s actually a phenomenon labeled the “Lazarus syndrome” (after the biblical character whom Jesus allegedly brought back to life).
What makes people come back to life after being pronounced dead?
Check out the video above for 15 people who literally came back from the dead.