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Do it yourself

Friday, 2 December 2011

 

“Someone will wash the body. Someone will dress the body. Someone will close the eyes for the final time. Someone will. At the critical moment of death, someone will perform these tasks for the person whom we have loved and cared for all our lives. Why would we give those meaningful rituals away to a stranger? Why do we give away the best stuff?”

 

Anne O’Connor here

 

One comment on “Do it yourself

  1. Saturday 3rd December 2011 at 7:58 am

    It’s a fine artcile thanks Charles, and some moving and eloquent comments follow it.

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