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Celebrating A Life Before It Ends: Why More People Are Holding 'Living Funerals'

A living funeral is held for a person who is nearing death. (Alasdair Elmes/Unsplash)
A living funeral is held for a person who is nearing death. (Alasdair Elmes/Unsplash)

Also called a pre-funeral, a living funeral is held for a person who is nearing death.

New York-based author Mary Elizabeth Williams speaks with Here & Now‘s Robin Young about her experience of attending her friend’s living funeral.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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