What’s your death plan? Funeral director, Caitlin Doughty would like you to give this some serious thought, before the, you know…. She also would like the dead to come home. The name of her funeral parlor, Undertaking LA.

Doughty is the creator of a popular series of online videos, “Ask a Mortician,” in which she answers such questions as ‘Are these really my mother’s ashes? writes Rebecca Mead. She is also the author of a best-selling memoir, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory.” One could say that Caitlin Doughty is ultimately dedicated to exploring new ways to guide mourners through the experience of death.

Read more at The New Yorker



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