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2016

Featured FAQ: What is the Value of a Funeral?

The most important meaning of a funeral is honoring the life of a loved one and providing a safe and supportive venue for family and friends to express their grief and offer support to on

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2016

Elie Wiesel: A Voice For Peace Dies at 87

Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel was laid to rest after a private service at the Fifth Avenue Synagogue in New York City on Sunday, July 3, following his death the previous da

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2016

The Greatest, Muhammad Ali, was Celebrated in Death as He was Admired in Life

Muhammad Ali, the heavyweight champion in the ring and “The People’s Champion” in the world, was laid to rest in Louisville, Kentucky following his death at age 74 on June 3 in Phoenix, A

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2016

Featured FAQ: How Do I Write a Fitting Eulogy?

The days following a loved one’s passing is a naturally emotional time for those left behind, and writing a eulogy may seem daunting. But it is a great honor and a final act of love you can be

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2016

Remembrance Project Honors Unsung Heroes Among Us

The Remembrance Project on WBUR celebrates the lives of ordinary people from New England and around the United States who lived extraordinary lives. While the rich and famous have well-read ob

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2016

Famous Funerals to Inspire Us

Whether it is a funeral procession for a head of state attended by many thousands, a private service for a high-tech visionary, or a nation in mourning for a beloved literary figure, the eulog

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2016

Bowie and Frey: Two Titans of Rock Who Left Their Marks on Many

The beginning of the New Year saw the loss of two of rock and roll’s most influential and enduring artists. On January 10, David Bowie passed away at 69 after a battle with cancer and on Janua

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