They Found a Frozen Girl But What Happened Next Shocked Everyone
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They Found a Frozen Girl But What Happened Next Shocked Everyone

August 14, 2019

Have you ever heard a story and thought, “No
way is that actually possible!” Well, some people have lived through the most
impossible and extreme situations that it’s kinda hard to wrap your head around it! Take, for instance, the story of Jean Hilliard. This 19-year-old woman was found frozen solid,
and (get this) she managed to survive! It all started when Hilliard lost control
of her car while driving home late one night. The car wouldn’t start after the accident,
so she decided to walk to the closest person she knew who lived about 2 miles away. But since it was the dead of winter in sub-zero
Minnesota temperatures, she collapsed before she could reach his door. Actually, she only missed it by 15 feet! The homeowner found Hilliard frozen solid
the next morning and rushed her to the hospital. Her skin was completely frozen, her eyes weren’t
reacting to any light, but she was alive! Her pulse was only 12 beats per minute, and
her body temperature was just 88°F. (Remember, 98.6 degrees is where it should be!) Since the doctors couldn’t put an IV through
her frozen skin, they wrapped her up in an electric heating pad and waited anxiously
for her to come to. The doctor who managed to revive her was stunned
that the girl didn’t have any brain damage and was able to keep all her limbs, although
she did lose a few toes to hypothermia. Hilliard’s recovery has been dubbed a medical
miracle, which is probably pretty accurate! But still, it’s also proof that our bodies
are built for survival. You see, in the extreme circumstance of sub-zero
temperatures, the human body will slow down all internal activities like heart rate and
breathing to stay alive. Well, that’s pretty helpful, indeed! But there are plenty of other situations when
the body defies all odds and expectations, like the story of a construction worker in
the 1840s named Phineas Gage. When explosives used to clear the way to build
a railroad went off early, a huge iron rod was sent right through Gage’s head! Now here’s the weird bit: he didn’t even
seem phased by the whole thing! He casually chatted with people who walked
passed him while waiting for the doctor to arrive. Can you imagine? Like, “Oh, hey, Bill! Yeah, I got this minor inconvenience I gotta
go take care of.” Anyway, Gage then developed a brain infection
that had him close to death, but looks like he wasn’t ready to go. He made a full recovery and only lost use
of his left eye and part of his brain. He could still live a normal life, go back
to work, and do all the day-to-day activities he used to, even with a piece of his brain
missing! Now, I know what you’re thinking, “How
is it possible to lose part of your brain and not have anything wrong with you?” Well, here’s where it gets even more bizarre. Gage might’ve just kept going on with his
life, but anyone who knew him before the accident said that he’d changed into a completely
different person! Medical experts explain that this was likely
due to the fact that the piece of his brain that was damaged is where our personalities
are stored. Yeah, who would’ve thought?! Another man had an interesting story to tell
after what should’ve been a typical mundane day at the office. He’d come in on a Saturday to catch up on
some work. He later got into the elevator and rode down
to the first floor. Again, nothing out of the ordinary! But when the elevator stopped on the first
floor, the man heard a strange sound. He said it was like metal clanging way up
above him. He then had to make a quick decision when
the doors started to open: either stay where he was or jump out of the elevator. Good thing he decided to do the latter because
at that moment, a large steel board came crashing down to the bottom of the shaft with a massive
smash. The doors then simply closed as if nothing
had happened! As for why this huge metal thing almost came
crashing down on this poor guy just pulling some overtime, well, that was because the
maintenance crew that had been repairing the old elevator that week had forgotten to fasten
a panel, which caused it to come loose. Oops! The next story is about a few friends who
were all relaxing in a hammock. Hey, that’s just usually how these things
start: a typical day with nothing out of the ordinary! Anyway, while the friends were lying there
making small talk, the weather took a turn, and it got pretty windy. They heard the branches crackling above and
even joked about how crazy it’d be if one of them broke off and came crashing down on
the hammock. (Now that’s some pretty disturbing humor…) A little while later, the wind got worse and
the branches started to move a lot. They decided to call it a night and go inside. Only a few seconds after they went back in
the house, a huge branch snapped and fell on the hammock in the exact spot where they
would’ve been lying! Would they have lost their lives or just been
seriously injured? It’s hard to say, but, luckily, they got
out of there just in time to never find out the answer to that question! A man named Chris Gursky decided to do something
new and adventurous while he was on vacation in Switzerland. Naturally, he thought hang-gliding sounded
like a great idea! He was pretty excited for this adrenaline
rush, and it was exactly that which probably ended up saving his life! You see, the pilot didn’t strap Gursky properly
to the glider. The man did fall, but he grabbed onto the
pole and the pilot’s shoulder just in time to catch himself. Gursky had to hold on to dear life with all
his strength for a whole 3 minutes before the pilot could attempt to land safely. Three minutes might not sound like much, but
it’s an eternity when your fingers are supporting all your body weight! Gursky walked away from this terrifying situation
with just a broken wrist, a torn bicep, and, more importantly, his life! Ya know, everyone always says it’s good
to be adventurous and try new things, but stories like these make me really appreciate
the couch potato lifestyle… Have you ever heard the saying “lightning
doesn’t strike the same place twice”? I guess it’s still true, but nobody said
anything about it striking the same person twice…or even 7 times! Yep, that’s right, a man has been struck
by lightning seven different times, and he lived to tell the tale. Roy Sullivan has even been placed in the Guinness
Book of World Records for his strange attraction for lightning. Each time he was struck, he gained a different
injury, from the most minor, like lost eyebrows, to pretty severe burns. Talk about being in the wrong place at the
wrong time, seven times! Maybe he shouldn’t leave his house anymore… And if you’ve never seen the movie Touching
the Void, then get ready for spoilers! Well, not really, because I’m not talking
about the movie itself but the real event it was based on. A man named Joe Simpson and his friend Simon
Yates were climbing in the Peruvian Andes. Something went horribly wrong and Simpson
broke his leg. Yates tried to lower his buddy down from the
mountain with a rope as far as he could, but he ended up having to cut the rope to save
himself. Miraculously, Simpson landed on a ledge with
only the one broken leg. He then thought for sure that this is the
place where he’d take his last breath, but he then did something remarkable. He crawled 6 miles to get back to base camp. It took him four days to make the journey. He wrote a book about his experience, and
that then became the 2003 movie. Come to think of it, all of these stories
would make incredible films! Some of them might seem rather impossible,
but I assure you that they’re all true and that there are millions of others out there
that are probably even more bizarre than these! Actually, if you know any other incredible
stories of survival, leave them down in the comments! And don’t forget to give this video a “like,”
share it with your friends, and click that subscribe button to stay on the Bright Side
of life!


  • Reply BRIGHT SIDE April 19, 2019 at 6:45 am

    Hey there guys! Which do you prefer: exteme cold or unbearable heat?

  • Reply 1K subscribers with no video challenge August 5, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    I also survived something……..


  • Reply Joshua Olvera Castelan August 5, 2019 at 12:54 pm

    Me surviving the flying flip flop

  • Reply Artzw/ Sophie August 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Here a really survival story

    1 YeaR sTrAiGHt WiTh nO pHonE bEcaUsE oF tHe frEAKinG sCHoOL

  • Reply Default 4369 August 5, 2019 at 1:06 pm


  • Reply Kaeyee Xc August 5, 2019 at 1:12 pm

    I was walking and there was a really hard strong ball coming towards me but I didn't know about that and so I continue waking when I felt like someone is screaming, "Stop here and go backward" I listened I stopped and move backwards a little bit. If I didn't move I might go to the hospital by then the ball hit the ground so hard it was like a fire ball HAHAHAHAH I was very lucky that day thanks to the voices also there were guys who saw me and told me if I was okay they were the owners of the ball HAHAHAH

  • Reply The Randomator August 5, 2019 at 1:18 pm

    it’s pneumonia

  • Reply Lily Sharp August 5, 2019 at 1:22 pm

    I have a similar story to the people with the hammock

    I was on one of those giant climbing frame things and I was not that far up when I started hearing strange noises coming from the harness that is meant to stop you from falling. So naturally I got freaked out but I couldn't just stop there and I couldn't just turn around either so I carried on for a bit until, you guessed it, I got to a bit where I had to rely on my harness and because it was weak the bolt gave way and I fell. I was about two stories in the air and I was falling head first so I put an arm out just before I hit the ground and got out alive with only a broken arm. I know, I was surprised too.

  • Reply anoniem XD August 5, 2019 at 1:43 pm

    Have you ever heard a story and though no way, is that actually possible?

    You have to go to school

  • Reply sarada husband August 5, 2019 at 2:20 pm

    Bright side is the best 😎

  • Reply Jonathan Shabo account August 5, 2019 at 2:28 pm

    Something incredible happened I survived click bait

  • Reply Peter Parker August 5, 2019 at 2:32 pm


  • Reply Sourafel Belayneh August 5, 2019 at 2:34 pm

    Once I was about to go to holiday to Spain when I overslept my flight I was really sad until I checked the news and saw that my plane had crashed I was traumatised for a week

  • Reply Aesthetically Cupcake August 5, 2019 at 2:40 pm

    I survived drowning….I almost drowned at the water park but this couple and. A lifeguard saved me

  • Reply Elizabeth Denwalt August 5, 2019 at 2:41 pm

    I wonder if being homeless in Oklahoma winter is the reason my blood pressure and body temperature acutely drops.
    But at the same time in high stress my heart rate spikea way high and many medical practitioners panic because my heart could erupt….
    Its weird but idk I feel fine in my comfort zones.

  • Reply James Darylle Villalon August 5, 2019 at 2:47 pm

    When you know the movie Breakthrough

  • Reply the dude Guarding area 51 August 5, 2019 at 2:49 pm

    really they didn't even mention my boy michael malloy

  • Reply Polo De Dog August 5, 2019 at 2:51 pm


  • Reply lauren bahr August 5, 2019 at 2:54 pm

    Wow! Seven times is astronomical chances. We had a dentist in town who was struck by lightning while riding his bike in 2 separate incidents. Love you guys. Thanks for another good video.

  • Reply It'sMoonlight Studios! August 5, 2019 at 3:08 pm

    My half scary story

    My wifi was out for 4 days

  • Reply Abhi shek August 5, 2019 at 3:19 pm

    Here's my story: i managed to survive till the age of 16 with just 128 kbps internet connection.

  • Reply Zizo Gaming August 5, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    My dad was in a restaurant sitting and waiting for food, so my aunt told him to get water.. Suddenly as soon as he went to get water the air conditioner fell off the same spot my father were and tottaly crashed the chair and the table

  • Reply Frank Han August 5, 2019 at 3:42 pm

    Female captain America

  • Reply Allison Vertican August 5, 2019 at 3:53 pm

    Captain America

  • Reply Garen Olivari August 5, 2019 at 4:12 pm


    Chris Gursky: 5:20

  • Reply U4 Studio August 5, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    Is there any your story Bright side?

  • Reply Costello romano August 5, 2019 at 5:41 pm

    Chaos theory and cryogenics

  • Reply Alexander Cacavas August 5, 2019 at 5:51 pm


  • Reply Genna Brown August 5, 2019 at 5:51 pm

    About Phineas Gage… I once heard a story about a kid who was born with only 2% of his brain! :0 :O

  • Reply Devil Kitty August 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Here's a story (I'm missing bits and pieces though)

    Last year my computer teacher told us a story about his friend.
    His friend (guy but forgot name) was going to camp in a forest for a few days. One day while he was there a bear walked up to where he was. He was currently outside his tent and didn't have anything to scare the beat with. (Black or brown bear) The bear knowing he wasn't a threat attacked him, scratching part of his brain out.
    Here's the amazing part:
    When he woke up in the hospital he was alive. His left side of his brain was taken out and he forgot everything he ever learned. He had to learn how to walk and redo high school. He was 22 when he graduated but ended up graduating as the smartest kid in school.

  • Reply Revolt Arye August 5, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    I survived a HUGE heartburn that pushed all the food I ate to my throat. It hurt soooooooo bad and I could taste the acid.

  • Reply Chloe Hayes August 5, 2019 at 6:34 pm

    One thing. If these are true, why don't you have any real photos of these people? I'm just having a hard time believing that it's true because of they were famous enough for you to know admit it then there must be some type of picture of them on the internet right? I know there is copyright and stuff but you can get past that by an email or a call to the phone number or email on the website that you found the picture on. I know it's probably just me wondering this but it's an actual thing I wonder. I'm not the type of person who has to see it to believe it but you make a lot of videos like this and you never have a photo of the people you talk about. It's all animation and it makes me question you because all of the videos I've watched never have any real photos at all it's always animation.

  • Reply Robert Conti August 5, 2019 at 6:44 pm

    You ask what I think of extreme heat or cold and to be quite honest, it gives me the chills to think about either. I'm not even curious enough to check the other responses. Bye.

  • Reply DoYouKnow? August 5, 2019 at 6:46 pm

    In Norway a woman was once found with a recorded body terperature of only 13.7 degrees celsius. She was brought to hospital and survived. Just sayin

  • Reply Gacha Rachel English August 5, 2019 at 6:56 pm

    This is one of my real stories that happened to me. So I was just riding my bike down the road, keep in mind I had no brakes and I was only 8, then I saw a truck driving on the intersection of the road, I tried to stop but I couldn’t on time. The truck and I rammed into each other and I went flying back! All I came out of all that was a swollen thumb and a few scratches, no blood, no bruises, and no broken limbs!!!! Not even a headache!!!

  • Reply Kittykatkuty August 5, 2019 at 7:01 pm

    So there is people is people saying that they had no WiFi and there phone was taken away I know it really sucks but weeee geeeet iiiiiit!!!!!!! it’s just getting annoying I’m sorry.

  • Reply Pari Soni August 5, 2019 at 7:08 pm

    Extreme cold

  • Reply Zander , August 5, 2019 at 8:06 pm

    Don’t know how you can freeze in a minute in Minnesota and woah woah woah I live there so don’t go commenting, MiNnEsOtA iS tHe CoLdEsT pLaNeT oN eArTh.

  • Reply aasy jepale August 5, 2019 at 8:11 pm

    <insert "I survived"> <insert well-known cause of pain> <insert amount of times> <insert "like if u agree">

  • Reply Mohammad Faisal August 5, 2019 at 8:46 pm

    I survived 4 RedZones back to back in PUBG Game…

  • Reply Jessica Baccay August 5, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    Crazy story guys…..

    My ice cream melted

  • Reply Potato Marculasabelaminatesserina August 5, 2019 at 10:55 pm

    Why didn't she just stay in the car

  • Reply Iron Man 3000 August 5, 2019 at 11:06 pm

    This woman is Captain America in female.😂

  • Reply Naku August 5, 2019 at 11:20 pm

    Talk about walk past a black cat

  • Reply Librarian Villager August 5, 2019 at 11:21 pm

    I see mountains in the Background, and it’s about weather on steroids, * GASP * You’re talking about Utah!

  • Reply Chris Stearns August 6, 2019 at 12:01 am

    She wasn't completely frozen!!!!

  • Reply Sammy Hanson August 6, 2019 at 12:10 am

    The Phineas Gage sing I know exactly what part of the brain he lost and it's the biggest part of the brain so not so much a minor inconvenience he lost his frontal lobe which also but also isn't that bad singing I mean you get rid of nightmares then again you have no sense of caution at all and you also cannot be embarrassed so you're going to be doing humiliating things he did very much I know about him of it

  • Reply Jerick Villanueva August 6, 2019 at 12:40 am

    Wow…we humans are unique

  • Reply Jesus Franquez August 6, 2019 at 1:13 am

    Nick Fury

  • Reply -o.o- Rere August 6, 2019 at 1:18 am

    I Did all my homework and lived.

  • Reply Top 10 compilation August 6, 2019 at 1:51 am

    So she is the Captain Marvel…


  • Reply sai santosh August 6, 2019 at 2:36 am


  • Reply Adam Saffell August 6, 2019 at 2:38 am

    You forgot Rasputin!!!

  • Reply DefterSun August 6, 2019 at 2:54 am

    This one time I stubbed my toe on my bed frame and managed to live

  • Reply Candace Oglesby August 6, 2019 at 3:57 am

    I survived cancer!

  • Reply Emily Banas August 6, 2019 at 4:18 am

    Glad That It's A Cartoon.

  • Reply Wafflethe Wafa August 6, 2019 at 7:33 am

    Ive gotta survival story

    I survived 5m in a city that's 97°F

  • Reply Riley Innes August 6, 2019 at 8:41 am


  • Reply *Spidergirl* August 6, 2019 at 8:48 am

    I have a story

    I survived a second without wifi!!!!

  • Reply Kitty Kat August 6, 2019 at 9:15 am

    I have no class tomorrow

  • Reply Rakib is bd August 6, 2019 at 10:10 am

    She has a soul of survival

  • Reply Reem Ahmed August 6, 2019 at 10:52 am

    I know a story which is a million times bizarre than these stories I survived without internet connection for a whole day and not even mobile data

  • Reply d0llly August 6, 2019 at 11:12 am

    someone got angry at me and managed to survive

  • Reply ARIANNA ACHU August 6, 2019 at 11:48 am

    My story: my phone died.

  • Reply The Past August 6, 2019 at 12:18 pm

    Our God is a big savior

  • Reply Purple Time August 6, 2019 at 1:05 pm


    Oh hey I have a pole stuck in my head you know the norm. So how’s your day so far?

  • Reply Scott Kremer August 6, 2019 at 1:44 pm

    Thx god for saving all the people

  • Reply Master Wolf August 6, 2019 at 3:25 pm

    I managet to survive because I stepped on a LEGO

  • Reply Alka Saxena August 6, 2019 at 3:31 pm

    Captain America!!!!

  • Reply Audrey Duftwolke August 6, 2019 at 7:13 pm

    Grey's anatomy took her story and projected her on April

  • Reply Madi Skorey August 6, 2019 at 8:42 pm

    I survived a car crash

    That’s all.

  • Reply Dhomz Pecayo August 7, 2019 at 4:27 am

    She Is Lucky!

  • Reply Debaratna Acharjee August 7, 2019 at 4:38 am

    Captain America is real

  • Reply mallu commenter!! August 7, 2019 at 4:50 am

    This community post have more audience than this video

  • Reply Kratos August 7, 2019 at 8:41 am

    Woman Captain America

  • Reply SpiceGirlSophCxxx 3328 August 7, 2019 at 8:55 am

    Nooooooooooo waaaaaaay 😱😮😮😮

  • Reply Hema Pandey August 7, 2019 at 9:02 am

    It's depend upon the condition

  • Reply Akosua Frimpong August 7, 2019 at 9:51 am

    Wow, Thanks to God these people all survived!

  • Reply Jayzer2k August 7, 2019 at 11:07 am

    wow Wow WOw WOW!

  • Reply Simon Simon August 7, 2019 at 11:15 am

    I have a friend who has been struck buy lightning 5 times!

  • Reply Elizabeth Wood August 7, 2019 at 2:38 pm

    I got hit by a fire work and I'm still alive

  • Reply D G August 7, 2019 at 8:46 pm

    Smart people watch this stuff. You do not have to point out or explain your jokes and puns. I find it annoying

  • Reply Bernice Chen August 8, 2019 at 2:28 am

    Okay. “Person freezes and still survived”

    CAPtaiN AmEricA

  • Reply Llama King August 8, 2019 at 1:19 pm

    So she went into hibernation

  • Reply Timmy Eternal August 10, 2019 at 9:04 am

    There is a book on him

  • Reply Yomi Odeyemi August 10, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    i was stuck in a elavator for a long time please post it

  • Reply WICKER PROKID GT August 11, 2019 at 1:03 am

    My mom survive a stage 4 cancer that even stage 2 patient died

  • Reply sabna mohamed August 11, 2019 at 6:05 am


  • Reply DANIKA FRATICELLI August 12, 2019 at 1:46 am

    I broke both of my legs by falling off a building btw it was big and I'm only 10

  • Reply Erica_ Gacha August 12, 2019 at 1:52 am

    Somebody at my cookie and i survived ( I almost didn’t)

  • Reply Kenneth Akin August 12, 2019 at 7:23 pm

    Our survival depends on our chi energy or spirit for those who are religious.

  • Reply Samantha Whitesides August 12, 2019 at 10:13 pm

    My brother was struke by lightning and lived.

  • Reply Aleena Batool August 12, 2019 at 10:35 pm

    I was nearly hit by a train in my childhood because i fell in the underground tracks on a train station but luckily my dad picked me up as soon as I fell and within a matter of mili seconds the train changed its engine and started moving..I literally survived….

  • Reply Marge Ducusin August 13, 2019 at 11:42 am

    I know a story! I saw a movie called sully and a plane crashed into a river and all the people SURVIVED!

  • Reply Abi Ahern August 13, 2019 at 12:39 pm

    I was not expecting that

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