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Half in US choose cremation as views on death change

In 2016, just over half (50.2%) of Americans chose cremation, while 43.5% opted for burial, according to a new report from the National Funeral Directors Association. Though the trend is new, this is not the first time the cremation rate exceeded the burial rate: 2015 was the first year these rates flipped, the report indicates, with 48.5% of Americans choosing cremation compared with 45.4% selecting burials.

Liberated from tradition, memorial services have become more expressive and more unique.


https://www.cnn.com/2017/08/09/health/cremation-tops-burials-in-us-study/index.html

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

 
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