People Share Their Lucky "One Second Later and I Was Done For" Stories


Life is precious, but many of us get caught up in our day-to-day routines and forget to step back and truly appreciate what we have. It’s far too easy to overlook how quickly things could change — for the worse.

One of the few times that we do remember not to take things for granted? After a near-death experience. If you’ve ever had a brush with death, you know how harrowing it can be. And if you don't? Just take it from the following people, who share stories about their scariest “one second later and I would've died” moments.