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Day of the Dead is a Celebration Not to Be Taken Too Lightly

The popularity of the 2017 Disney-Pixar film, “Coco,” introduced millions of children around the world to Day of the Dead a.k.a Día de los Muertos. Like the movie, the Mexican celebration includes colorful costumes, decorations, and delectable offerings. There are many light-hearted moments in “Coco,” which mirrors the funny stories shared about death that areRead more

Mourning dolls by Flo Kane, @Flomade on Instagram

Artist Creates Victorian Mourning Dolls to Honor Death

The mortality rate in the 19th century was much higher than today, therefore children were likely exposed to death at a very young age. It wasn’t unusual for a large family - especially those on the poorer side - to experience the passing of a child. Death traditions at the time included creating an effigyRead more

DNA Preservation

DNA Preservation – A Lasting Way to Memorialize Your Loved Ones

Choosing the best way to remember a loved one is often an important part of the grieving process. For those who want more than a traditional burial or cremation, there is an emerging modern option – DNA preservation. Although the process of preserving DNA in general is nothing new, advances in technology have made itRead more