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ADVICE AND SUPPORT  |  March 10, 2016

9 of the Best Eulogies  ›

Writing and delivering a eulogy is one of the hardest things some of us will ever do.

Mary Wells (Photo by James Kriegsmann/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

DIED TODAY IN HISTORY  |  July 26, 2016

Died July 26  ›

Mary Wells helped define the sound of Motown in the early 1960s...

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Some Chinese funeral attendees are given a red thread, which they tie around their front doorknob to ward off bad luck.

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Each person must live their life as a model for others.
-Rosa Parks

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Some Victorian families hired professional mourners to attend a loved one’s funeral. Their loud and public wailing would encourage others to weep.

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Obituaries usually inspire tears, but a few unique souls would rather make us laugh.

INSPIRATIONAL LIVES

Duncan Gray Jr.

Episcopal bishop and civil-rights advocate from Mississippi

Margaret Heldt

Hairdresser who created the iconic Beehive hairstyle

Carolyn Berkley

Founder and Superintendent of A+ Arts Academy in Columbus, OH

John McLaughlin

Animator who created the pre-show roller coaster sequence for Regal Cinemas

Penni Pearson Beuf

Award-winning pastel artist and actress

Dr. Ben Branscomb

One of the founders of modern pulmonary medicine and early clean air activist

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Where there is love there is life.
-Mahatma Gandhi

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