Sometimes in life, all it takes is a little reminder to realize just how lucky we are. Have you ever been in a situation where it later came to your attention that your life would have looked drastically different if it weren’t for this one thing happening or not happening? Most of the time, we don’t even realize or take notice when a situation might have completely altered our life path. But then there are times when we are somehow made aware of how, for some reason, we were fortunate enough to narrowly escape a terrible fate… These are the stories of people from the Reddit community about the different times they somehow got away from a potentially terrifying future and reminding us that there is a silver lining to everything in life.
#1: To the Left, to the Left…
Is there anything more terrifying and freeing than realizing you have just narrowly escaped something terrible? Even though many of us have probably escaped many bad situations before, we aren’t always made aware of what might have happened if we weren’t so lucky.
Well, this girl was… After having lost control of her snowboard whilst on a holiday in Colorado, she collided with a tree, which resulted in some pretty bad injuries. However, the surgeon who treated her told her that if her femur had broken slightly more to the left, it would have ruptured an artery, and she would have bled to death.