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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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By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

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By Sam Tetrault, BA in English

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By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

How to Say ‘Death’ in 14 Different Languages

By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

When Should You Use ‘Deceased’ Instead of ‘Dead?’

By Amy Wolkenhauer, BA in English/Creative Writing

These 7 Things Can Happen When You Die in Outer Space

By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

10 Reasons You May Be Scared of Death Lately

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

28 Bible Verses About Life After Death and Heaven

By Amy Wolkenhauer, BA in English/Creative Writing

What’s Death Like? 8 Stories or Theories Explained

By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

What Does It Mean to Be Nearing Death Awareness?

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

Why Do People’s Eyes Open Before They Die?

By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

11 Popular Death and Funeral Memes Explained

By Joe Oliveto, BA in English

Is It OK to Feel Relieved After a Loved One Dies?

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT