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      Death In Culture

      Five Unique Burial & Funeral Practices From Around…

      Five Unique Burial & Funeral Practices From Around…

      A.R. ArthurApr 5, 2024

      Everyone dies, but burials are not standardized and neither are the rituals surrounding them. While many fear death, some cultures not only venerate the dead, but actively engage with the dead as a means of…

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      Horror and Wonder – 13 of the Best and Creepiest Short Stories by Ray Bradbury

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