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The Grieving Process

Last week’s fire is a 5 minute walk from our Shanghai studio continues to be a magnet for the milling crowd, with public displays of …
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Significant Strangers, Rear View Mirrors

15 Apr 2010
In: Chongqing, Future Perfect
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Been thinking a lot about my relationship with strangers recently – triggered by a number of unrelated threads: the death of a pedestrian on Sunset …
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Death Notice Norms

19 Mar 2010
In: Accra, Cultural Norms
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Obituary posters on the streets of Accra – highlighting the deceased, name, nickname, age, extended family and chief mourners (above). Whether the information on the …
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Google/Facebook/… Obituary

19 Feb 2008
In: Los Angeles
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The practice of showing side-by-side photos of the deceased – one recent the other taken from the past – photo from the Salt Lake Tribune. …
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Death Notice Norms

08 Jan 2008
In: Accra, Cultural Norms
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Publicly Posted Death Notices

27 Oct 2006
In: Chalus, Cultural Norms
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Local death notices frequently posted around the small coastal town of Chalus, though not yet spotted in Tehran. To what extent does a sense of community …
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