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Cops Attempt To Unlock Phone Of Man They Killed Using His Finger
"It’s disgusting,” the man's fiancee told ABC Action News.
Blood Leaks Onto Road From Funeral Home Like A Scene From A Horror Movie
A blocked storage tank line caused the gruesome sight.
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Ex-Mortician’s Lawsuit Says Job Caused ‘Mental Anguish’
The man allegedly suffered a “post-traumatic stress reaction” after working on a decapitated woman and child.
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Burying The Bodies After Politically Charged Killings
For decades, the Hughes Family Tribute Center has celebrated the lives of victims of violent crime.
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Funeral Home Has Religious Right To Fire Trans Worker, Judge Rules
By Daniel Wiessner, Reuters
The company argued that Aimee Stephens did not adhere to the dress code.
Black Funeral Directors Say Mississippi County Sends Most Bodies To White Funeral Homes
“Don’t presume just because it’s in a lawsuit that it’s true,” said the attorney for the county board of supervisors.
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Woman Caught On Camera Stealing Ring From Corpse At Funeral Home
The suspect twisted the dead woman's finger to remove the band.
CULTURE & ARTS
There is Nothing Dead in This Grandiose Former Funeral Establishment of the City of Paris.
French-American Features and Travel writer ♫.
Its success is real and tangible. You can witness art in various forms glow right under your eyes, and see how art really is a street expression in its best form. Over 60 percent of the performing artists at the 104 are not French.
My Grandmother Is, and Will Forever Be, a Proud Woman
Opinion Editor, HuffPost
My grandmother will forever be a proud woman. She had such pride for her family and friends, her children and grandchildren, her nieces and nephew and everyone in between. My grandmother, ever the socialite, would take me by the hand and introduce me to her friends.
Don't Wait Until You're Dying: Plan and Save for Your Funeral Now
Inquisitive, curious, and creative writer and seeker of knowle...
Death does not discriminate and comes to all of us in one form or another. Make sure you are prepared by planning and saving for your funeral. This way you'll get the funeral you want and won't have to come back and haunt your kids or family. You'd rather rest in peace, right?
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Am I a Father? Check -- Bidding Farewell to My Baby Too Soon
Director of Communications, Center Theatre Group
Angel Belle was alive during the entire delivery process. My wife felt her kicking throughout. Her heartbeat was strong. And then it was not. After being delivered, Angel Belle took a single breath while her heartbeat slowly faded.
When You Should Fire Your Funeral Home
Sixth generation licensed funeral director
Simply put, the expensiveness and beauty of a casket has absolutely no correlation to the amount of love you have for the deceased. If you want to buy them something nice, that's fine, but a pine box serves the purpose equally we
10 Reasons I'm a Funeral Director
Sixth generation licensed funeral director
Perhaps there's no greater freedom than to live life with a healthy relationship with death. That healthy relationship allows you embracing each moment, realizing that we are not promised tomorrow. This good relationship with death has been given to me by the funeral profession.
The Dearly Departed Now Lie in Your Spam Folder
Corporate comedian, Business emcee, Author, 'The Road to Succe...
My Facebook pal Jeannie received the email several weeks ago. A close friend passed away and the service was taking place the following day. Jeannie thought about sending a sympathy card or paying her respects in person. There was just one small problem. "I wish I knew who I lost," she messaged me.
Man Wakes Up To Horrifying Surprise
A Mississippi man wakes up in a body bag at a funeral home. WAPT's Tammy Estwick has the story. Read more on www.cnn.com
The Decorative Boulder
Author of TIRED OF APOLOGIZING FOR A CHURCH I DON'T BELONG TO,...
"It's a decorative boulder," he explained. "We have it there because people kept running into our sign." But then I got angry
Dealing With Death: The Growing Home Funeral Movement
Funeraria Lopez Commercial Touts Guatemalan Funeral Home With Sexy Santas (VIDEO)
Well! Guatemala truly has some fascinating commercials! Such as this one, advertising Funeraria Lopez. You see, with Funeraria
Funeral Homes: Not Just for Death Anymore
Author, Beyond Bizarre: Frightening Facts and Blood-Curdling T...
Death is recession proof, or as Benjamin Franklin once said, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." But in the tight economy, even funeral parlors are going to some great lengths to keep business alive.
Feds Sue Funeral Home In New York For Allegedly Misleading Customers
According to the FTC: Are funeral homes taking advantage of families in mourning by overcharging for goods and services? Harrison
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