Bill Morgan had already been dubbed Australia’s luckiest man when, in 1999, he won the lottery for a second time. The truck driver had been in an accident that left him clinically dead for 14 minutes (twice the time needed to declare someone as having died) and then in a coma for 12 days. Against all odds, Morgan made a miraculous recovery. A year later, after he won a car on a scratch-off lottery ticket, his story caught the attention This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty-Seven Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 37 Get Lucky On the primacy of chance. Arts & Culture Issue 50 Close Knit Close Knit: Meet the weavers keeping traditional Egyptian tapestrymaking alive. Arts & Culture Issue 50 The Old Gays Inside a Californian TikTok “content house” of a very different stripe. Arts & Culture Issue 50 New Roots The Palestinian art and agriculture collective sowing seeds of community. Arts & Culture Issue 50 Angela Trimbur An all-out tour de force. Arts & Culture Issue 50 Peace & Quiet In the UK, a centuries-old Quaker meeting house encourages quiet reflection.