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Funerary Rituals Across Time And Culture

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You're going to die. It's OK, so will I. In fact, everyone will. And so with that said the conversation turns to how we wish to go. For over a century the answer to that question has usually involved your loved ones paying large sums for a box and a plot.

But as our culture evolves and attitudes towards religion and the environment change, so too do the funerary practices of ol'. This hour, we speak with a mortician, an artist and an environmental journalist about newer, greener, cheaper, and arguably stranger ways to deal with the dead.

This show is the 15th part of a new experiment: Radio for the Deaf. Watch a simulcast of signers from Source Interpreting interpreting our radio broadcast in American Sign Language on Facebook Live.

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Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

Josh is a producer for WNPR's talk shows. He has produced for Where We Live and is currently producing for The Colin McEnroe Show.

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