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What happens to gold teeth when someone is cremated?

What happens to gold teeth when someone is cremated?
March 09, 2017  By Karin Price Mueller for NJ Advance Media, NJ.com  Cremation is growing in popularity in the United States. In 2015, 48.6 percent of Americans who died were cremated, according to the Cremation Association of North America (CANA). That number is expected to rise to 54.3 percent by 2020. New ...
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No-Frills ‘Green Burials’ Offer New Way to Go to the Great Hereafter

No-Frills ‘Green Burials’ Offer New Way to Go to the Great Hereafter
By MOLLY SMITH for Reporting Texas on Jan 6, 2017 Ellen Macdonald got the idea to open the first green cemetery in Central Texas while watching an episode of “Six Feet Under,” an HBO series about a family that owned a funeral home, in 2007. “It was the first time I ...
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When A Mother Decides To Stop Cancer Treatment And Face Death

When A Mother Decides To Stop Cancer Treatment And Face Death
Originally published Aug 5, 2016 By Dr. Annie Brewster and Leah Meyer for 90.9 WBUR More than a decade ago, Colleen Lum was diagnosed with Stage 3 ovarian cancer. Her children, Kyle and Kiara, were 11 and 8 years old at the time. A few months ago, after battling the disease for 13 years, ...
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What I learned from 2,000 obituaries

What I learned from 2,000 obituaries
"If more people tried living their lives to be famous in death, the world would be a much better place." - Lux Narayan Lux Narayan starts his day with scrambled eggs and the question: "Who died today?" Why? By analyzing 2,000 New York Times obituaries over a 20-month period, Narayan ...
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Family Builds Casket for Contractor Brother After His Death

Family Builds Casket for Contractor Brother After His Death
March 2, 2017 by Joanna Li for InsideEdition A Washington man who died suddenly is being honored with a casket, which was handmade by his family as a salute to his legacy. Siblings of Scott Nielson, 46, gathered in the back of a Vancouver Home Depot a day before his funeral last Friday ...
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How to Help a Grieving Friend

How to Help a Grieving Friend
Things to Do When You’re Not Sure What to Do By Megan Devine for Huffington Post I’ve been a therapist for more than 10 years. I worked in social services for the decade before that. I knew grief. I knew how to handle it in myself, and how to attend to ...
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I’m Sorry to Hear Introduces the New Funerals360 Website

I’m Sorry to Hear Introduces the New Funerals360 Website
February 27, 2017   I'm Sorry to Hear is excited to introduce you to the all new Funerals360. Funerals360 (www.funerals360.com) is the first end-to-end online funeral planning platform where consumers can plan a funeral in advance, at the time of need, or even share funeral details and memorialize the loss ...
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Death's Real Estate Troubles

Death's Real Estate Troubles
There won’t be enough room to bury millennials when they die—but the alternative is way cooler By Vanessa Quirk for Quartz The death industry is about to experience a boom in business. In three years, the world’s population aged over 65 will outnumber children under 5 for the first time in history. By 2050, ...
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Family accuses cremation company of running "the ultimate scam" in Colorado

Family accuses cremation company of running "the ultimate scam" in Colorado
Via CBS News Denver - February 10, 2017 DENVER -- As Lisa Koltun quietly thumbed through precious photos of her son Jake, she couldn’t help but remember how his 2015 death on a Colorado ski slope was made far worse by the treatment she received after he died, CBS Denver station KCNC-TV ...
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A Funeral May Cost You Thousands Less Just By Crossing The Street

A Funeral May Cost You Thousands Less Just By Crossing The Street
Ellen Bethea at her home in Jacksonville, Fla. After her husband died, she paid $7,000 for her husband's cremation and funeral. She was unaware that the same company offered the same cremation services for much less. Photo: Laura Heald for NPR Story By Riley Beggin of NPR This story is part ...
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