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Death and dying

Death is the irreversible end of all vital functions, and dying is the final stage of life. Throughout the world, every culture, religion, and society has its own rituals, beliefs, and practices around death and dying. By exploring death and dying in greater detail, we grow more comfortable with our own mortality.

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24 Funny Jokes for Morticians or Funeral Directors

By Amy Wolkenhauer, BA in English/Creative Writing

What Does It Really Mean to 'Die of Old Age?'

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

What to Do When an Employee Dies: 11 Items

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

How to Claim a Body From a Morgue: Step-by-Step

By Sam Tetrault, BA in English

What’s the Afterlife or Death Like in Asatru?

By Sam Tetrault, BA in English

What Really Happens If Someone Dies on a Plane?

By Sam Tetrault, BA in English