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AUSTRALIA: MAN WINS ON SCRATCH CARDS TWICE

A truck driver who came back from the dead after a heart attack has had an extraordinary run of luck, winning a car and 250 thousand dollars on scratch and win cards, just two weeks apart. Last year Bill Morgan was pronounced clinically dead for more than 14 minutes.This year he is celebrating a run of extraordinary luck. Bill Morgan already considered himself a very lucky man. He had survived a massive heart attack, come out of a 12 day coma with all his facilities intact, and exactly one ye...

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Reference:5856/99
Tape:5552
Timecode:01:54:48:00 - 01:56:49:24
Duration:00:02:01:24
Sound:NATURAL WITH ENGLISH SPEECH
Copyright:REUTERS - SOURCE TO BE VERIFIED
Restrictions:Restrictions on certain uses may apply, and may vary from those listed. NO ACCESS AUSTRALIA / NBC
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Subset:Reuters Television
Source:NINE NETWORK
TapeTimecode:01.54.48 - 01.56.50
OriginalDate:MAY 25, 1999
Location:MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
ColourBW:COLOUR
TapeDuration:2.01
Country:Australia
Source:DAM

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (MAY 25, 1999) (NINE NETWORK - NO ACCESS AUSTRALIA / NBC) 1. TRUCK DRIVER BILL MORGAN GETTING KEY TO CAR AND DRIVING OFF /SLV EXTERIOR OF SHOP AND MORGAN ENTERING (7 SHOTS) 0.30 2. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MORGAN WALKING INTO NEWS AGENCY SAYING "When I was lying in hospital and I thought I mightn't survive this." MORGAN SAYING "I'm only 37 and at 37 I've got so much to look forward to." 0.36 3. MV MORGAN REENACTING HIS PURCHASE OF A SCRATCH LOTTERY CARD . 0.41 4. SCU MORGAN SCRATCHING THE CARD AND ANNOUNCING HIS WIN 1.02 5. (SOUNDBITE) (English) NEWSAGENT NICOLE COMELLI SAYING 1.13 "Can you believe this man's luck? No I'm in shock, still shaking." 1.13 6. SCU MORGAN CELEBRATING HIS WIN WITH CHAMPAGNE 1.28 7. SCU (SOUNDBITE) (English) MORGAN ON THE PHONE SAYING: "I've won 250 thousand honey, I have, I have, we've got that new house." 1.40 8. SLV MORGAN'S FIANCE LISA WELLS WALKING OVER TO MORGAN ...

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (MAY 25, 1999) (NINE NETWORK - NO ACCESS AUSTRALIA / NBC) 1. TRUCK DRIVER BILL MORGAN GETTING KEY TO CAR AND DRIVING OFF /SLV EXTERIOR OF SHOP AND MORGAN ENTERING (7 SHOTS) 0.30 2. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MORGAN WALKING INTO NEWS AGENCY SAYING "When I was lying in hospital and I thought I mightn't survive this." MORGAN SAYING "I'm only 37 and at 37 I've got so much to look forward to." 0.36 3. MV MORGAN REENACTING HIS PURCHASE OF A SCRATCH LOTTERY CARD . 0.41 4. SCU MORGAN SCRATCHING THE CARD AND ANNOUNCING HIS WIN 1.02 5. (SOUNDBITE) (English) NEWSAGENT NICOLE COMELLI SAYING 1.13 "Can you believe this man's luck? No I'm in shock, still shaking." 1.13 6. SCU MORGAN CELEBRATING HIS WIN WITH CHAMPAGNE 1.28 7. SCU (SOUNDBITE) (English) MORGAN ON THE PHONE SAYING: "I've won 250 thousand honey, I have, I have, we've got that new house." 1.40 8. SLV MORGAN'S FIANCE LISA WELLS WALKING OVER TO MORGAN AND HUGGING HIM 1.51 9. (SOUNDBITE) (English) WELLS SAYING: "Money isn't important I just hope he hasn't used all his good luck up. I just want him to be healthy and happy. That's the main thing." 1.56 10. SCU MORGAN AND WELLS HUGGING 2.01 Initials Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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