wartime coincidence and present day

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was produced by the Winton programme for the public understanding of risk based in the Statistical Laboratory in the University of Cambridge. The aim was to help improve the way that uncertainty and risk are discussed in society, and show how probability and statistics can be both useful and entertaining.

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i am a london cab driver, one of 24,000.shortly after a death in my family i returned to work.my first job on a friday morning a hand goes up one of 20 million, destination not in london but just outside Kettering,extremely unusual.i drove the person to a little place just outside the town, Cranford st Andrew,which is where my father and his 6 siblings were evacuated during the Blitz ww2,,what are the chances of that,,,my father spoke to me fondly of the village as he had been billeted with a lovely old gentlemen who had plenty of books, an educated man who launched by dad into a life long passion for education and reading,,,my father was the person who had died recently,,coincidence ?,what are the chances of that
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Date submitted:Thu, 15 Jul 2021 18:44:33 +0000Coincidence ID:11419