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Notable Deaths | July 01, 2015

Sir Nicholas Winton

Sir Nicholas Winton, a London-born humanitarian credited with saving more than 660 Jewish children from Nazi annihilation, has died. He was 106.

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In the News | July 02, 2015

Voices of Support After the Charleston Shooting

In the days since the shooting, we've been moved by the hundreds of messages posted in the victims' Guest Books. Below, we've shared a handful of these messages.

Lennie Merullo
CHICAGO (AP) — Lennie Merullo, the oldest former...
Tom Veryzer
DETROIT (AP) - Tom Veryzer, who played a dozen...
Frank Cashen
NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Cashen, the general manager...
Tony Gwynn
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Tony Gwynn, the Hall of Famer...
Jim Fregosi
ATLANTA (AP) - Jim Fregosi's big league career...
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Advice & Support | July 02, 2015

Funeral Etiquette

Expert advice on funeral etiquette, how to plan a memorial service, mourning customs in different faiths, and more.

This Week in History | July 02, 2015

June 28 - July 5, 2015

We took a look in the history books to learn who made news this week in history. View today’s notables or browse through other dates.

Did You Know? To prepare it for burial, Muslim tradition requires that same-sex family members wash the body an odd number of times before covering it with a shroud.
Funny Obituaries Obituaries usually inspire tears, but a few unique souls would rather make us laugh.
Inspirational Lives
Maurie Berman
Founder of Chicago's iconic Superdawg Drive-In.
Elisabeth Bing
Pioneer in spreading Lamaze childbirth method.
John Crowell
World-renowned geologist who forecast surf conditions for the Allied Invasion of Normandy.
Dianne White Clatto
She was the first African-American weathercaster in the country.
Tamara Fox Meyerson
President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Preferred Medical Plan.
Dorothy A. "Stella" Scrobola
Always had a hug and kiss for travelers at Wyoming Valley Airport.
Family is the most important thing in the world.
-Princess Diana
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