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Really? Only in the USA

We all have vague plans for our after-life: cremation, burial, don't care - let others figure it out. But when I read this story, I had to wonder about misplaced affection.

My grandmother said she had never seen a hearse driving to the cemetery with a U-Haul behind it, meaning you can't take it with you.

However, you can make a final statement about your values. Bacon, really?

(Photo: J&D's Foods, of Seattle, has introduced the Bacon Coffin. )

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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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