'Cancer Alley' Residents Are Trying to Stop a Huge Plastics Plant from Being Built on the Graves of Slaves
“Our community cannot handle another chemical plant.”
The bodies of missing people are rapidly turning up in Mexico
LGBTQ representation is increasing in both cemeteries and obituaries.
Strange grave sites suggest burial was a way to continue cycle of violence.
“For too long death has been owned by funeral directors, hidden behind dusty net curtains and plastic flowers.”
While they might have accepted their inevitable demise, getting a 20-something a grave plot is sure-fire recipe for existential disaster.
As many as 300 bodies could be buried at the sit high above Medellin, a city that is seeking to shed its violent reputation. "The pain is completely the same since that day," a woman whose husband went missing tells us.
Romania has 18 religions, none of which have very much in common with each whatsoever—bar the fact all believers are buried by the same men.
Hundreds of thousands of bodies lie under the ground in Hart Island, but despite the efforts of activists, it remains difficult for families to find out if their relatives are buried there.
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