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Jim Runnels said he was dying "the best possible death."  How many people can say that?

Jim Runnels said he was dying "the best possible death." How many people can say that?

This was their fallen comrade, Mickey. His co-workers say he was an outstanding person and made a huge impact on all their lives.

This was their fallen comrade, Mickey. His co-workers say he was an outstanding person and made a huge impact on all their lives.

Un héroe como este y de la vida real. Personas como él son importantes en el mundo. Quizás no combaten el crimen, pero sí que combaten la tristeza de los inocentes.

Un héroe como este y de la vida real. Personas como él son importantes en el mundo. Quizás no combaten el crimen, pero sí que combaten la tristeza de los inocentes.

First, a smoking ceremony is held in the loved one’s living area to drive away their spirit. Next a feast is held, with mourners painted ochre as they partake in food and dance. The body is traditionally placed atop a platform and covered in leaves as it is left to decompose. It has been reported that in some traditions, fluids from the platform can help identify the deceased’s killer.

First, a smoking ceremony is held in the loved one’s living area to drive away their spirit. Next a feast is held, with mourners painted ochre as they partake in food and dance. The body is traditionally placed atop a platform and covered in leaves as it is left to decompose. It has been reported that in some traditions, fluids from the platform can help identify the deceased’s killer.

Funeral Fund Blog: National cemeteries are near capacity as veteran deaths increase.

Funeral Fund Blog: National cemeteries are near capacity as veteran deaths increase.

Volunteers make gowns for Angel babies who never make it home - - out of donated wedding gowns!

Volunteers make gowns for Angel babies who never make it home - - out of donated wedding gowns!

Funeral Fund Blog: 9/11 Museum. New York pays tribute to those who died on the day that changed the world.

Funeral Fund Blog: 9/11 Museum. New York pays tribute to those who died on the day that changed the world.

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