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Wed, 07 Jan 2015 17:07:30 -0800

Every culture has its own way of handling death, the same way that every individual person grieves differently for a loved one. We're used to the death rituals that modern American culture practices, whether we've experienced them ourselves or not ...

Tulsa World

Tulsa World
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 08:33:45 -0700

Grieving is messy, and it is not pretty. It often takes over our lives with a vengeance. It can be a prolonged, painful and profound time of suffering and learning a lot about ourselves, our family and our friends. Grief can make us feel like we are ...

Otago Daily Times

Otago Daily Times
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 10:26:15 -0700

He divides the book into six long chapters, each examining one aspect of missionary/Maori entanglements: missionary preconceptions; differing concepts of space and its ordering; differing attitudes to time and labour; sexuality; death and death customs ...
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:26:15 -0700

Ernestine Adams died March 26, 2015. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of LakeRidge Chapel, Memorial Designers, and Crematory. Services for Johnny Cavazos, 46, of Lubbock will be 2 p.m. today, March 28, at Guajardo Funeral Chapels.

Tulsa World

Tulsa World
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:26:23 -0800

David Dopp has been with Fitzgerald Funeral Service for 50 years in Tulsa, OK, Feb. 19, 2015. STEPHEN PINGRY/Tulsa World. Buy this photo · funeral. STEPHEN PINGRY. funeral. David Dopp has been with Fitzgerald Funeral Service for 50 years in Tulsa, ...


Fri, 10 Apr 2015 11:13:44 -0700

Despite being one of the cheapest and most environmentally-friendly forms of dealing with a cadaver, it is not an option for most of us. Why? Death customs are fraught, and (legal) change can be excruciatingly slow. Plus, there's a lot of ...

Wausau Daily Herald

Wausau Daily Herald
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 16:53:30 -0700

The 51-year-old death customs expert and curator of artifacts at the Marathon County Historical Society shared those images and other death-related items during a presentation on how funeral and memorial practices have changed since the Victorian era.


Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:08:36 -0700

Kate Sweeney first met Oana Hogrefe over coffee at an Atlanta strip mall. They talked about horrible things. About babies who die in utero and the mother who must go through labor anyway. Or those born with genetic disorders whose parents live through ...

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