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 Posted: Wed Feb 18th, 2009 03:06 am
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The Iron Duke

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It slows down the decay of the body. People often had a viewing of the deceased in their own homes. Think of the time necessary for friends and relatives to travel before the age of cars and commercial planes.

Last edited on Wed Feb 18th, 2009 03:07 am by The Iron Duke

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