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In the not-so-distant past, it was often considered unseemly for an adult to openly display grief for a pet who died. While Americans have long cherished their dogs, cats and other domesticated critters, the expectatio ...

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Vampires and zombies have enjoyed the spotlight for several years on the big screen and on bookshelves. While the undead continue to hold viewers' and readers' fascination, the small screen is quietly expanding its tre ...

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Unique Themes A couple in Singapore not only makes death a part of their everyday lives, they chose to celebrate the fact by posing for their wedding photos with a coffin. Jenny Tay and Darren Cheng are undertakers. F ...

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An Indian wedding can be a lavish event, attended by thousands of family, friends, neighbors and acquaintances. The expense of hosting such a celebration is equally extravagant. It is a price tag many Indian families a ...

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Eleven years ago, after her father and stepmother were murdered in their home in Sedona, Arizona, Gabrielle Birkner, 34, attended Safe Horizons in a Harlem basement. She was the youngest participant by at least a gener ...

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When a loved one dies in a hospital, most often the body is released to a funeral home for preparation for internment or cremation. In fact, a release form is necessary to have the body go anywhere but a funeral home. So ...

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Many stories of suffering and survival emerged after the Boston Marathon bombings. Funeral director Peter Stefan's story revolves around his efforts to prepare and bury the body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the suspect killed i ...

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Most everyone has a story or recollection about the misuse of social media in a social situation. Incidents range from embarrassing selfies to inappropriate or even vengeful posts. As with much technology, social media s ...

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The casket industry in the United States is said to be a 1.5 billion dollar industry, with a typical price tag for a steel coffin coming in at around $2,500. In past decades and until fairly recently, up to 90% of burial ...

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Funeral of a Suicide Victim Funerals may be emotionally difficult events under any circumstances, but a service for a suicide victim may present special challenges for everyone involved, from the mourners to the offic ...

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