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New Hampshire sailor killed in Pearl Harbor attack returns home for proper burial

Nearly 75 years after he died during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the remains of Navy Fireman 3rd Class Edwin Hopkins received a proper burial. 117 more words


Be A Tree and Live On & On & On...Let's Talk Afterlife 

Opens this discussion as my alter ego Rita🍹Roxx because I’m dealing with a touchy subject.

Whilst y’all falling out over caskets hollering and crying, spending mad $$$ on flying pigeons disguised as doves that don’t fly, diamond encrusted caskets with “lil man or tatalicous” airbrushed on the side, lined with purple rain satin straight from the paisley palace, and fighting over papa’s Cadillac or gun collection. 673 more words

Personal Experiences, Story Time, Entertainment

Steps in Holding a Memorable Burial At Sea Ceremony for a Loved One

When a loved one passes away, it’s natural to want to send them off in a memorable way. A burial at sea is certainly an emotionally embracing and picturesque option. 125 more words


Day is Done: Ten for Today

Death is a symbol. People stand in for other people, incarnation after incarnation.

My father comes in my room late one night earlier this week. “Al died.” His face is pale; he collapses to sitting on my bed, head bowed as he cries into his hands. 277 more words


The Funeral Traditions of Different Religions

Every culture in the world practices some type of funeral service for their deceased. In many, death is not seen as an end, but rather as a transition from one form of existence to another. 564 more words


Backup. Move Forward.

My home desktop computer is showing signs of age, and a couple of nights ago, I decided to deliberately backup all of our digital photos files. 516 more words

Five Noteworthy People Who Chose to Have a Burial at Sea Ceremony

When people think of interment, the first thing that comes to mind is burial under the ground. However, some people would rather go home to where life began: the ocean. 121 more words