Better Than Eulogy by David Hein

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Better Than Eulogy

David Hein on VIP Funerals & George C. Marshall's Humble Witness

Elaborate VIP funerals are often in the news. Certainly they serve important purposes, as well as expressing the intentions of the deceased, who may have wished to convey a final message through his or her memorial service. No one should disparage these rituals. They provide occasions for remembrance, for the channeling of grief, and for collecting the essential elements of a notable person's manifold contributions. Anything less would seem careless and disrespectful, ungrateful and incomplete.

Or would it?


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