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People Buried with Their Precious Possession

In 1977, Sandra Ilene West, a flamboyant Beverly Hills oil heiress, was buried with her baby-blue 1964 Ferrari. Her grave is next to her husband’s ...


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Growing Need for Religion at Funerals

Death abounded in America in 2020 and 2021. According to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 570,000 more people ...


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Man's Own Hilarious Obituary Points to Christ

Ken Fuson actually wrote his own tribute before passing:

Ken Fuson, born June 23, 1956, died Jan. 3, 2020 in at Nebraska Medical Center, of liver cirrhosis, ...

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Man Pranks Friends, Family During Own Funeral

Shay Bradley loved laughter. In the end, he made sure to get the last laugh. Or rather, he made sure that he gave one last laugh. Friends and family mourning ...


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2,000 Obituaries Reveal the Most Common Word

National Public Radio recently aired a segment on dying well and what the living can learn from the lives of the deceased. The segment featured a marketing ...


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Teens Volunteer to Serve Those Who Die Alone

In January of 2016 NPR reported on a man named Mike Pojman, the assistant headmaster and senior adviser of Roxbury Latin Boys' School. Pojman was inspired ...


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Our Hope Hinges on Easter

Rick Warren, the pastor of Saddleback Church and the author of The Purpose Driven Life, together with his wife, Kay, went through a devastating loss when ...


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Grim Reaper Won't Get the Last Laugh

Bob Mankoff is the cartoon editor for The New Yorker magazine. His jobs is a laugh-a-minute. The New Yorker has published more than 80,000 cartoons since ...


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Fake Funerals to Improve Morale?

Want to improve employee morale? Make them attend their own faker funeral. Yep, you heard that right. According to the report, "South Korea has one ...


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Secular Writer Describes Her Grief

In her book The Year of Magical Thinking, author Joan Didion tries to make sense of her world after the death of her husband, John Gregory Dunne. Didion ...


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