A grave from the Victorian age when a fear of zombies and vampires was prevalent. The cage was intended to trap the undead just in case the corpse reanimated [Actually, I think it was prevent grave robbers from stealing the body]
Irena Sendler A 98 year-old German woman named Irena Sendler recently died. During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out; infants in the bottom of the tool box she carried and older
Anna Kozlov and her husband Boris were reunited after 60 years apart. Anna was exiled to Siberia during Stalin's purges, and the young couple were seperated after only 3 days of marriage. A chance encounter 6 decades later reunited them.
It was the habit to hold the viewing and wake at home in the front parlor -- it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".