Sarah Hill

Cremation is a practice widely used all over the world today but the earliest record of cremation is from over 20,000 years. Three sets of fossils were found at Mungo Lake in Australia. The first set, known as Mungo Lady, shows signs of being burned, smashed, and burned again. A proposed explanation of this is […]

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Just as different cultures have developed their own burial traditions, the US military has their own set of customs. These traditions are meant to honor all veterans. Rank does not matter nor does the length of time the veteran served nor if they died in battle or of other causes. All veterans are eligible for […]

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Books have been used to entertain, inform, persuade, and everything in between. When life gets rough sometimes we have trouble seeing the big picture. Books can be full of wisdom and advice to help us get through tough times. Here are a few books that can help with coping with whatever life throws at you: […]

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Death has always been part of our lives and traditions. Burial, cremation, and mourning seem to intensify our emotion towards people, especially with publicly respected (or worshiped) figures. In other words, people like to make a big fuss when famous people die. Here are the top five celebrities that still have hundreds of thousands of […]

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Pets are now a large part of lives around the world, over 60 million homes in America have at least one household pet. Like most living things, pets can get sick and when they do, it may be possible they’ll pass on their sickness to you or your family. Diseases transmitted from pet to people […]

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While running through my local cemetery on a sunny afternoon, I looked over the hundreds of headstones and realized my city’s past was laid out in front of me.  I’ve always loved cemeteries.  There’s something in their quiet, calming atmosphere that has always somehow intrigued me.  Before now, I couldn’t figure out why they were so […]

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In our progressing society, people are becoming more and more reliant on technology and many people are very active in their lives online. The question arises- Some people may want to have a Facebook account forever or to have all their Youtube videos  out in the open as long as Youtube lives-but some people won’t […]

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Green cremation is a new alternative to burial, founded by Resomation, which is more environmentally safe than traditional burials or cremations. Resomation has distribution and manufacturing partners across the world. So far, this green cremation, known as Bio Cremation in the USA, has been legalized by three states and is currently being considered by other […]

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Life in all of its complexities ends in death – a simple beauty gracing the pain and sorrow that follow. Everyone struggles with the pain of losing the people close to us and artists have found a new way to express their feelings. Artists can create remarkable memorial urns to honor loved ones. These urns […]

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Working has become normal for both men and women in our society. It’s natural for people to need to make money and provide for themselves. Retirement is common, but may not be what’s right for you. Here are the top ten reasons to continue working until you die: 1. Money: That’s right, the longer you […]

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