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coffins are said to be the preferred sleeping places of vampires
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Thai military honor guards transport a coffin containing the remains of a former Thai Navy Seal who died in the cave rescue operations.
That’s cheaper than a human burial, where a plot alone starts at $2,500 at Laurel Hill, with cremation, coffins, and other services raising the price dramatically.
The National Museum of Funeral History has been offering funeral history enthusiasts the chance to learn about the difference between caskets and coffins, brush up on hearses through history, and learn about funeral rites through the ages.
Four blue coffins — two of them regular-sized, two of them small — sat at the front of the cathedral, next to several family members who attended the service.
The body of 34-year-old Marlene Santellan was found Saturday morning beside a plywood box believed to have been her intended coffin, a San Bernardino police spokesperson told the Los Angeles Times.
On a table in Las Mudas, or the lid of a coffin on a train.
At a cemetery in Escuintla, relatives of Sandra Orizabal, 37, buried her in a white coffin next to the grave of her husband, who was interred the previous day.
Women mourn as the coffins of seven people who died following the eruption of the Fuego volcano, are carried along the streets of Alotenango on June 4, 2018.
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Origin and Etymology of coffin
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: a box in which a dead person is buried
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