Victorian People Were So Afraid Of Being Buried Alive, They Created Special Coffins

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Victorian People Were So Afraid Of Being Buried Alive, They Created Special Coffins

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Chinese Family Buys Cadaver To Bury With Son. The Only Downside? She’s Not Dead

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Chinese Family Buys Cadaver To Bury With Son. The Only Downside? She's Not Dead

Different cultures around the world have all kinds of rituals and practices around death. In China, ghost marriage is commonly practiced, even today, in rural communities. If a person dies without having married, particularly if they are young, the family of the deceased finds a body of the opposite sex to bury with them. This […]

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