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A wake is a type of social gathering that takes place after the death of a loved one. They’re held before a funeral, and they usually take place in the family’s home. The body is almost always present during the wake, though this is not always the case nowadays. In many cultures, wakes are a strong part of the grieving process. They’re an opportunity for friends and family to gather together to reminisce about the lost loved one. Learn more about wakes across cultures with Cake’s guides.