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A North Korean teen who was chosen to go to the International Mathematical Olympiad used it to escape North Korea and start a new life.

He told one other person about the plan – his father, a maths teacher at a middle school in the country’s south. Despite the likelihood of retribution, Jong’s father told his son to go and not to worry, giving him roughly US$200 in hard currency, the source said. A father giving all he can to provide a future for his son. Imagine that tearful goodbye.

In 2001, drug lord El Chapo escaped from prison in a dirty laundry basket. After bribing multiple guards, he was wheeled out of prison hidden inside it. The escape allegedly cost him over $2.5m. In 2015, he escaped again through a tunnel leading from the shower area to a house construction site. 

In 2001, drug lord El Chapo escaped from prison in a dirty laundry basket. After bribing multiple guards, he was wheeled out of prison hidden inside it. The escape allegedly cost him over $2.5m. In 2015, he escaped again through a tunnel leading from the shower area to a house construction site. 

After years of torture in a circus in Hawaii, this poor elephant called Tyke managed to escape injuring staff on its way out, Police then shot him 100 times which eventually killed him. Tyke’s story is a powerful reminder about the horrors that animals still face in circuses today. Don’t let Tyke be forgotten.

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Gangster John Dillinger reportedly once escaped from prison by carving a potato into the shape of a pistol.

Not one single engineer made it off of the Titanic – They stayed and kept the power on so other passengers could escape. 

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Clint Eastwood was in a plane which crashed into the sea. He and the pilot escaped the sinking aircraft and swam 3 miles to safety. source

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