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People are sharing the biggest coincidences they've experienced in a now viral reddit thread
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People are sharing the most mind-boggling coincidences they’ve ever experienced

Whether you believe in fate or not, you’ll have to agree that these stories are pretty amazing.

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“I had a miscarriage at Disney World. This is my story.”

What do you do when you’re 3500 miles from home, in the happiest place on earth and going through a miscarriage?

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Amy Jones
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15 festival horror stories guaranteed to give you glamping nightmares

From (very) fleeting romances to portaloo nightmares, these festival horror stories are too good not to share.

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Kayleigh Dray
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“I watched the ‘best TV show of the year’, and it triggered my nucleomituphobia”

Historical drama Chernobyl is already one of the most highly-rated shows of all time on IMDB, but it’s basically a real-life horror movie.

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Kayleigh Dray
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12 wedding guest horror stories that will make you want to never RSVP to an invite again

Every single one of these stories makes EastEnders look like a Disney fairy-tale.

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Lena Headey says Emilia Clarke handled brain aneurysms like a “warrior”

“She’s kind and determined and funny and aware,” says the Game of Thrones star

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Kayleigh Dray
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Film Review | Can You Ever Forgive Me? starring Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant
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Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a beautifully observed portrayal of loneliness

Melissa McCarthy is truly magnificent as an embittered and whiskey-soaked Lee Israel, says Under Her Eye’s Emily Gargan.

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Emily Gargan
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This Netflix film is so terrifying that viewers have been unable to finish it
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This Netflix film is so terrifying that viewers have been unable to finish it

And it's based on a true story

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Discover the storytelling podcasts that will leave you spellbound

Forget your everyday stresses with one of these captivating tales

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Helen Booth
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The incredible true story of ballerina Michaela DePrince

Madonna is set to make a film about the dancer’s journey from war orphan to star ballerina.

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Moya Crockett
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Helen Mirren’s new horror movie is based on a terrifying true story

And the trailer alone will give you nightmares…

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Kayleigh Dray
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80 strangers form incredible human chain to save a drowning family

Beachgoers worked together to rescue the family from a dangerous riptide