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    "It doesn’t matter who you are or what you are. Death is going to come to us all no matter what…we 're like a flower. We come up, we flourish, we die off. Another seed is sowed for a new plant to come up. And that 's the end of the story…" but what if there’s something beyond mortal life? What if ‘dead’ is a trivial concept and the soul lives on? These are only few of the many questions that linger worldwide, but most prominently behind the gates of Dublin 's Glasnevin Cemetery: a Cemetery in Ireland which holds as a domicile for people – of all ages and religions – in the ‘afterlife.’ Aoife Kelleher archives the souls of over a million Dubliners in her heart wrenching documentary One Million Dubliners. Glasnevin is not only a place of rest,…

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    A group of people that inhabited much of Great Britain regions of what is now France, Belgium and the Netherlands, the Anglo-Saxons were a group of people from Germanic tribes that took control from the 5th century to about the 8th century. Their culture survives in many regions today and they are associated with the re-establishment of Christianity in Europe. Emerging from medieval Europe during the end of roman rule, the massive migration of the Celts, Picts, and Scots from the North allow…

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    Anglo Saxon Burial

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    chamber burial (O’Brien, 2008). They analyzed various burial grounds to compare the ritualistic aspects in Barleston Staffordshire, Oxton Nottinghamshire. Benty Grange Derbyshire, Lowbury Hill, Aston Upthorpe, and Oxfordshire (O’Brien, 2008). The article inspects the status of the remains based on the artifacts found such as the armory in the burials with the Anglo Saxon Christian beliefs (O’Brien, 2008). This article can help elevate the argument in analysis of the structure of the burials. It…

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    Funeral Director

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    Career and College Research paper A Funeral director, known as a Mortician, is a highly respected job. The job, itself, is a fairly simple one. You pick up and prepare corpses as instructed by the family of the deceased, and set up the paperwork for the funeral. Most funeral homes are family owned as a common practice, where multiple family members work together, each in individual fields. Sadly, this kind of job does not come easy, the schooling and education requirements alone are enough to…

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    Mead, accompanied Charles Bellamy when he “motored” to New Glasgow where they met Mrs Bellamy who had “been receiving medical treatment” in Halifax. Not only was Charles Bellamy superintendent at the Hazel Hill cable office, but he and his wife Annie may have been close friends of the Dunnings. The Bellamies’ plots lie be-side the Dunnings’ in the cemetery of All Saints Anglican Church in Can-so. In 1939, the Second World War broke out in Europe. John had re-tired by this time. William joined…

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    It was a frigid Halloween evening, and we were standing in line for the Ruby Falls Haunted Caverns. There were people standing in front of us, behind us, and beside us because of the way the line was setup. Most people stayed in their own groups, huddled together for warmth. The line was right beside the road/parking lot where cars kept searching for spots to park in. To the right of us was a rocky face leading to a dark, concealed forest. Hunter and I sat on a rock about halfway there. Hunter…

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    Otzi The Iceman Essay

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    belongings. Although Ötzi's find site drains to the Austrian side, surveys in October 1991 showed that the body had been relocated 92.56 meters inside Italian territory as delineated in 1919. The province of South Tyrol therefore claimed property rights, but agreed to let Innsbruck University finish its scientific examinations. The second piece of physical evidence from ancient civilization I want to talk about is the Gobekli carved stele. Archaeologists and scientists have claimed it as the…

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    the main hall was decorated as mourning hall, a thick wooden coffin rested died person 's body for three days. During the three days, the Taoist practiced, turning undead (release souls of the deceased person from purgatory), monks struck Muyu (木魚)(a wooden fish,or wooden clapper — a percussion instrument made of a hollow wooden block, originally used by buddhist priests to beat rhythm),recited scriptures. Friends and family members all came, burned incense, hell money,kowtowed (kneel and touch…

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    I was awestruck when I first passed through the gates. It may have been a mix of the emotions and sadness from the reason I first visited, but I was genuinely amazed. Allegheny Cemetery had me gasping at the intricate, unique beauty of each stone and massive size of the land. I don’t mean to be morbid, but Allegheny Cemetery is my place of choice for this essay. The cemetery was incorporated in 1844 and is the sixth oldest rural cemetery in America. It encompasses 300 acres of luscious Allegheny…

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    Gothic Short Story

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    Gothic Setting The night falls early due to the start of the cold season. He walks through the haunted, dark forest, feeling the branches hit against him and spiders crawl up his face as he ruins their cobwebs. The air smells like toxic gas and he can taste the unpleasant sand as he opens his mouth as wide as he can to yawn. He stands at a safe distance from an abandoned, ominous castle that looks like a huge, cursed mansion. This castle holds the secret of what he is looking for. The…

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