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Hearts & Organs Buried WHERE?

Where you gonna bury YOUR heart? If you’re excited about Death in the Afternoon, here is the link!: Thank you Patron deathlings, who make this all possible! Order the paperback version of From Here to Eternity! MY BOOKS on the funeral industry and death around the world (hardcover, ebook, or audiobook): Order in the UK: Co-Op Funeral Home in Seattle: Undertaking LA: WHERE ELSE YOU CAN FIND ME Website: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram: CREDITS Mortician: Caitlin Doughty Writing & Research: Louise Hung (@LouiseHung1) Editor & Graphics: Landis Blair (@landisblair) LEARN MORE “2010 Heart burial in medieval and early post-medieval central Europe. In Body Parts and Bodies Whole, pp. 119-134. Edited by Katharina Rebay-Salisbury, Marie Louise Stig Sørensen and Jessica Hughes. Studies in Funerary Archaeology 5. Oxbow Books: Oxford” Procedures and Frequencies of Embalming and Heart Extractions in Modern Period in Brittany. Contribution to the Evolution of Ritual Funerary in Europe “The heart of the kings of France: ‘cordial immortality’” “10 People Whose Hearts Were Buried Separately From the Rest of Them” Fully dressed and preserved 350-year-old corpse of French noblewoman found Solved: How King Richard’s Heart Was Preserved