Special Information from CDC on Cremations and Funerals

Posted on March 20th, 2020
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a “Practical COVID-19 Guidance for Funeral Directors.” Noting that “COVID-19 is a recent disease and we are still learning how it spreads,” a CDC spokesperson said that the ultimate goal in releasing the guidelines “is to save lives.” The information is aimed at assuring that funeral, […]

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Tribute to Dr. Thomas Francis, Jr.

Posted on March 17th, 2020
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Dr. Thomas Francis, Jr.

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Tribute to Andreas Brown

Posted on March 16th, 2020
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Andreas Brown

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Tribute to Del Shofner

Posted on March 13th, 2020
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Del Shofner

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Living Through the 1957 Flu Pandemic

Posted on March 12th, 2020
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In 1957, news traveled across the United States slowly and sometimes imprecisely. There were no twenty-four hour CNN’s and no social media. Television news was in its larva stage: the three major networks had 15 minute daily national news broadcasts, nothing more. Anchors Chet Huntley and David Brinkley at NBC, Douglas Edwards at CBS, and […]

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