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  1. Sarah Saunders

A tale of survival from the night of the Great Storm of 1987

For many people in the South East the night of the Great Storm 30 years ago was the longest and most terrifying night of their lives.

Simon Corby, who was just 22 at the time, was in a hotel in Hastings devastated by the wind.

Incredibly he lived, despite falling through the floor in an avalanche of concrete and rubble when the chimney fell in.

He's been telling Sarah Saunders his remarkable story of survival.