ASK A MORTICIAN: Corpse Flowers, Affordable Funerals, & Electroplating the Dead

A hodge-podge of funerary delights in today’s Ask a Mortician.

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***CREDITS***

Mortician: Caitlin Doughty
Writing & Research: Louise Hung (@LouiseHung1)
Editor & Graphics: Landis Blair (@landisblair)

**LEARN MORE**

“Cheap Funeral: Arranging a Funeral on a Budget Can Still Be Dignified!”
http://www.us-funerals.com/funeral-articles/cheap-funeral.html#.W5f1dpNKj-Y

“What is an ‘indigent burial’ and when to opt for estate-assisted funeral”
http://www.us-funerals.com/funeral-articles/indigent-burials-and-cremations.html#.W5f3_JNKj-Y

“The Modest Victorian Proposal to Electroplate Corpses Into Beautiful Statues”
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/morbid-monday-electroplating-corpses

“Electroplating the Dead”
http://quigleyscabinet.blogspot.com/2011/03/electroplating-dead.html

“What’s In It For The Corpse Flower To Smell Like Death?”
https://www.npr.org/2016/10/25/499189439/the-putrid-power-of-a-crafty-flower

“10 Fascinating Facts About Corpse Flowers”
http://mentalfloss.com/article/503962/10-stinky-facts-about-corpse-flowers

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