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Mourners at 101-year-old Peng Xiuhua's funeral in southern China were astonished - when she sat up and started talking half way through the service.

Peng had been pronounced dead after falling into a deep sleep and her family in Shenshuidong village, Guangdong province, laid her out so people could pay their respects.

But as they changed her clothes for her coffin, Peng suddenly woke up and asked why so many people were in her house.

"The last thing I remember is being very tired.

"I am a lucky woman. Not only did I get to see how many people care for me, but I also woke up before they took me to the crematorium," she said.

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