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Misc: Who Owns the Dead?

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cemetary

Our great-grandparents knew how to prepare a body for burial, hosted wakes in their homes, and dug graves. Should we consider taking more ownership of our dead? After all burying the dead is one of the works of mercy. More from The New Republic here: Who Owns the Dead?

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10.31
Misc: Decoding the Food and Drink on a Day of the Dead Altar

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Day of the Dead

November is the month of the Dead, and November 1st, All Saints Day, is the Day of the Dead. Learn how about these Catholic holidays and see photos after the jump. Learn more about how to make a Day of the Dead Altar in your home from NPR here: Decoding the Food and Drink on a Day of the Dead Altar.

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