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[Survey Says] Super Bowl More Important Than Loved One's Funeral?

January 30, 2012

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[Survey Says] Super Bowl More Important Than Loved One's Funeral?

We have had many conversations on centered around how our society has devalued the funeral service, but the following article gives this claim more evidence.

What would you miss to attend a super bowl game?

Well if you’re like many Americans, it seems you’d be willing to miss quite a lot. came out with a survey and it seems the super bowl ranks pretty high.
Twenty-one percent said they would skip an important work responsibility to attend the game.

Twenty percent said they would skip the wedding of a close friend or family member.
Nineteen percent said they would pass on attending the funeral of a loved one and fifteen percent said they would miss the birth of their own.

We want to know what you think. What would you be willing to miss to attend the Super Bowl?
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