15 Intense Stories Of People Who Survived Unsurvivable Situations

There are people out there who should be long gone - people who have lived truly impossible survival stories. These folks who cheated the grim reaper have tales that seem to come straight out of a Hollywood film. And, in more than one instance, Hollywood has indeed capitalized on their wild stories.

In some cases, these are simply people who were unlucky but managed to make it out on the other side. In others, extraordinary people showed true grit and indestructible will. These stories show just how far our survival instinct goes, and what some people are willing to do when it's really a question of living or passing. When it comes to fight or flight, these people fought - and won.