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Home Funerals

Notes From a Home Funeral

Rebecca Novick | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Novick

It felt intensely natural to take matters into our own hands this way. American families had conducted their own funerals for hundreds of years. When had our loved ones been taken from us by the institutionalization of death?

Huffington: Issue 38

Posted 02.26.2013 | Huffington

In issue 38 of Huffington, we bring our attention to a small, but growing group of Americans who are turning to home funerals as a way of lending more...

Jaweed Kaleem

Dealing With Death: The Growing Home Funeral Movement | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 02.21.2013 | Religion

A little over five years ago, Alison and Doug Kirk held their 9-year-old daughter's hand as she lay on a futon in their Nashville living room, told he...