In Home Funerals, Families Care For Their Dead

August 27, 2009
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image When a loved one dies, most families look to professionals at funeral homes to help with the final arrangements. But until the last century, most funerals took place at home. In home funerals, family members prepare the body for viewing and burial. Join NPR as they speak with:

Guests:

Max Alexander, author and freelance journalist. His story, “The Surprising Satisfactions of a Home Funeral,” appeared in the March issue of Smithsonian magazine

Lisa Carlson, executive director of the Funeral Ethics Organization, and author of Caring for the Dead

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Glenn Taylor, president and owner of Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory in Owensboro, KY, and president of Selected Independent Funeral Homes

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