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TODAY   |  February 28, 2014

‘Dead’ farmer wakes up in body bag

A Mississippi farmer was zipped up in a body bag Wednesday after a coroner said he had no pulse or heartbeat. But hours later, at the funeral home, he started kicking to get out.

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>>> walter williams has always been known as a fighter, it's no surprise he fought all the way to the funeral home . the 78-year-old was zipped into a body bag wednesday after the coroner said he had no pulse or heartbeat. but hours later at the funeral home , williams started kicking to get out. paramedics rushed him to the hospital where mr. williams, as you see, still very much alive. we're glad to hear that.