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DIED TODAY IN HISTORY  |  December 8, 2016

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John Lennon changed the world when he met a few other lads from Liverpool...

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U.S. military tradition calls for a three-volley salute at a veteran’s funeral. A rifle party fires blank cartridges three times.

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

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A traditional New Orleans jazz funeral starts with somber music. It's only after the burial that the band cuts loose with raucous, celebratory tunes.

Funny Obituaries

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

INSPIRATIONAL LIVES

William Ziegler

Former New Orleans firefighter whose humorous obituary went viral

Mary Crocker Fassett

An accomplished artist whose work has been featured in galleries in America and France

Mary Louise "Lou" Rodeen

The first woman to be accepted into the Northwestern University Band.

Anne Jennings

First African-American registered nurse to graduate from Hartford Hospital School

Joyce Brock

Created one of the first modeling agencies and schools for African-Americans

William "Bill" Covington

One of the first African Americans to integrate the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Force.

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Where there is love there is life.
-Mahatma Gandhi

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