Our Go-To Mortician Reveals Her Favorite Death Custom

Putrefaction! Skin slip! Flesh removal! Corpse cutters! All these words can only mean one thing: Episode three of Ask A Mortician is here. This week, Caitlin, our new favorite mortician, tells us about what happens to dead bodies in the Himalayas. The circle of life is so violently happy.

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michellepar
MichellePar

Love this feature! Tibetan Sky Burial sounds amazing.

As for organ donation, I firmly believe that it should be opt out rather than opt in. If one REALLY doesn't want to be a donor, they can opt out. This way, those who are afraid to confront their own mortality don't have to, but would still, potentially, be doing a good thing.