Funerals are sad occasions — unless the deceased suddenly comes back to life. Peng Xiuhua's final send-off became an all-out party when she suddenly opened her eyes. Peng's two daughters had found their 101-year-old mother unconscious on Jan. 19 in China's Guangdong province. When they couldn't detect a pulse or breathing, they declared her dead and began preparing for her funeral. The next afternoon, they wrapped her in a cloak and placed her in her coffin. That's when Peng looked up, smiled and said, "Hello there," shocking all her mourners. Villagers switched gears and threw a lively banquet instead. [Source]
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