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Ca$hing it all in

In these cash-strapped times, some Washington residents are cashing in on their future residence: their burial plots. Depending on one's future “neighborhood,” owners can sell their sites for thousands of dollars.

However, like all real estate situations, well-heeled buyers are few and more people than ever are planning on cheaper final farewell ceremonies - such as cremation.


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Writer Catherine Johnston of Olympia, Wash., addresses issues facing aging baby boomers and seniors as well as issues of serious illness, death and dying, grief and loss.

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