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“You Are Not Alone” by Michael Jackson

A musical classic reminds us that death does not have to be a lonely experience.

When a loved one dies, one of the first things many of us do is make a phone call. Whether it’s to those that were closest to our loved one or to other family and friends of our own, connecting … Continue reading

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Lonely Funerals: Remembering Those Who Everyone Forgot

A documentary about how a Dutch poet and civil servant uphold the dignity of human life with "lonely funerals"

For the last 20 years, Ger “Gerry” Fritz, a civil servant living and working in Amsterdam, has been meticulously arranging three pieces of music, a chapel, and flowers for funerals that no one attends. Every year, between 15 and 20 … Continue reading

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