Tag Archives: Dying Alone

What Happens When You Die Alone in New York?

Investigators unravel the mystery of George Bell's life

You might be surprised to hear that dying alone isn’t an entirely uncommon event in New York City. Its dense population attracts socialites as much as it does those who want to be left alone in complete anonymity, becoming just … Continue reading

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Beautiful Funeral Song: “Morningside” by Neil Diamond

This hauntingly beautiful song paints a picture of the lasting gift an elderly man, who died alone, gave his children

In 1972, Neil Diamond released a very touching song he wrote called “Morningside” on his album, Moods. “Morningside” was heavily inspired by Neil Diamond’s own reflections about his grandparents’ deaths. In his own words, “Morningside is a very sad song. … Continue reading

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