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Sun, 01 Nov 2015 13:00:00 -0800

HONG KONG - The Macau authorities have classified the death of the city's first woman Customs chief as suicide, with the police saying she had slash wounds to both her wrists and her neck, swallowed sleeping pills and had a plastic bag over her head, ...


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 ...

The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail
Tue, 10 Nov 2015 10:11:15 -0800

The military executioners didn't want anyone to remember Ken Saro-Wiwa. After they hanged him, they doused his body in acid and dumped it in an unmarked grave. The executioners failed. Twenty years after he was arrested and executed on trumped-up ...

The Independent

The Independent
Sun, 27 Sep 2015 11:57:49 -0700

The debate over their death customs has opened up a divide between liberal Parsis, keen to take their faith forward, and conservatives and elders who have watched with alarm as their community both modernises – and shrinks. On Mumbai's western sea ...
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:52:30 -0700

Jose Molinar Ancira, 65, died Oct. 2, 2015. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Broadway Funeral Directors. Jackie Denham, 90, of Earth died Oct. 5, 2015. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the ...
Tulsa World
Wed, 21 Oct 2015 22:14:22 -0700

Dear Amy: Our elderly father has had long-term, concurrent relationships with multiple women in the same city for many years. It seems clear that the women are not aware. Each acts as if she is his main companion. We respect our dad's decision to lead ...

Tulsa World

Tulsa World
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:07:41 -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, 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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