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A 59-year-old Brazilian man has surprised his family by turning up at his own funeral

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posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 11:37 PM
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A 59-year-old Brazilian man has surprised his family by turning up at his own funeral


news.bbc.co.uk

Relatives of Ademir Jorge Goncalves, a bricklayer, had identified him as the victim of a car crash in southern Parana state the previous day.

Police told O Globo newspaper that relatives had trouble identifying the corpse because it was badly disfigured.

It emerged that Mr Goncalves had spent the night drinking a rum-like liquor called "pinga" with his friends.

He did not get word of his funeral until it was already happening on Monday morning, his niece Rosa Sampaio said.

She said some family members - including herself and the man's mother - had doubts, but an aunt and four fr
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posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 11:37 PM
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This has got to be one of the funniest stories ive heard for a while.

Im not quite sure what "pinga" means in Brazilian but when i did a search for it on google images so i could post a pic all that popped up was gay porn! [shudder]

Just what would you say to everyone after walking up to your own funeral?




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[edit on 4-11-2009 by VitalOverdose]



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 11:41 PM
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I hope he danced. I wonder if he showed up late?

Great story, thanks.



posted on Nov, 5 2009 @ 12:05 AM
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His mrs prolly slapped him across the head with that rum bottle for all the grief he caused



posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 01:58 PM
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Hmmm... turning up for your own funeral! ha! ha!

Can imagine being looked at as if to say 'it's a ghost' or 'you're dead' 'holy cow' wouldn't sur[rise me to see a couple of people faint....

good one

edit: i have a story i'm about to post



posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 05:45 PM
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I would douse myself in glitter and wear all white and start outing people for the bad things they have done to me.



posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 08:02 PM
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Reminds me of Alfred Noble reading his own obituary in the paper. He read it and didn't like it. So using the money he had made inventing TNT, he founded
the noble peace prize.

Both the Alfred Noble incident recanted in the previous paragraph and the Brazilian both demonstrate that the option existed for them to change their life in midstream.

Just to clarify I'm not saying that the Brazilian changed his life, just that the option is there if he wanted to do it.



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