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A woman in Ecuador made a surprise appearance at her own funeral

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

A woman in Ecuador made a surprise appearance at her own funeral. A hospital declared Bella Montoya dead. She had a possible stroke and heart attack. Her family members gathered for her wake and five hours in, they heard a knocking sound from inside the coffin. It gave us all a fright, according to her son. The family called 911, and first responders brought her back to the hospital as well as from the dead.

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