where did the tradition of open casket start?

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Answered: Reason for open casket?

Having a body in a casket is a relatively recent development. When my great-grandfather died, he was laid out at home in his bed for the wake period. The casket was brought to the house the day of the funeral. The idea of the wake is related to Christian practice of praying for the dead and also ...

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What version of AOL and what version of operating system? The latest is AOL Desktop 9.7 which should work with Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8 if you have at least Internet Explorer 7. AOL 10.1 was abandoned several years ago; it says it should work with Windows Vista but it might not work with ...

Answered: Have there ever been open-coffin funerals with the child smiling in the

Having been a morticians assistant for a while I can tell you that it would be very difficult to make any corpse smile. You would have to stitch several muscles together inside the mouth. And it would look horribly unnatural and probably in rather bad taste. It takes considerable art just to make a ...

Answered: Deviation from tradition

I doubt it.. i wouldnt worry, if you onderit too much then you will affect your future through a process named prophacy. whereby you think about it so much you believe it and then it happens. just do what you like, its your day, you are paying for it you will be fine! congrats
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