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Briton survives 15-floor plunge in New Zealand

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A British man who survived a fall from a 15th-storey apartment balcony in New Zealand was "extraordinarily" lucky to be alive, officials said. 

Auckland skyline and harbour in 2011. A British man who survived a fall from a 15th-storey apartment balcony in the city was "extraordinarily" lucky to be alive, officials said.

The 20-year-old, named in local media as Tom Stilwell from the English town of Brighton, was in a stable condition after his plunge in the early hours of Sunday morning, Auckland Central Hospital said.

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