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Old July 23rd, 2007, 18:35
trick-r-treat trick-r-treat is offline
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Do you want to be buried or cremated? I have told my children that I don't care what they do with my body, because I won't be in it anymore.
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Old July 23rd, 2007, 19:58
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I think cremation or donation to science...whole body, not just parts. When I worked in labs at a local teaching hospital I got to sit in on a couple of embalmings in the gross anatomy department. Those fellows take such care with the bodies from embalming through the during process, that it just seems like it would be a wonderful way to let med students have the opportunity to practice with what I leave behind.
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Old July 24th, 2007, 15:35
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This will seem kind of silly to anyone who doesn't love animals, but here goes....When I die, I want to be cremated. I've saved the ashes of all three of my cats who have died, and I want my ashes mixed with theirs. Then I want to be scattered somewhere...I don't care where. Just let the winds take what's left of my body. I don't want a gravesite where people congregate to cry over a pile of mouldy bones that isn't even me.
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Old July 25th, 2007, 10:29
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I want my body donated to science. Then when they send the ashes back I want them scattered over someplace I wanted to see but never got to when I was alive.
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Old July 27th, 2007, 18:26
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I've chosen to be an organ donor, at least the organs that will be useful. Then I'd like to be cremated. Not sure what I'd like to have done with my ashes...I have heard that they have little vials that they can disperse your ashes into and give to loved ones so everyone keeps a little piece of you. I like that idea and they can have the freedom to do as they wish, scatter or keep.
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Old August 25th, 2007, 23:03
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I am an organ donor, but the older I get the more I think, who would want any of these old parts? I also want to be cremated after they take what they want.
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Old December 15th, 2007, 23:23
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In our custom it is always cremation. I am not sure what would be done coz' I am not bothered about it now. I am happy to live and enjoy, just wish to go on with life in this way.
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Old August 24th, 2011, 07:03
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Do you want to be buried or cremated? I have told my children that I don't care what they do with my body, because I won't be in it anymore.
Hi Everybody

I would like to donate what ever is needed. I would like to make somebodies life happy. Then there would be part of me in somebodies life. That would make very happy indeed.
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Old December 14th, 2012, 19:59
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My driver's license states that I am an organ donor -- I don't think anybody in our family is not. Since my fiance died, I have put it on paper and have made it very clear to my sister and daughter that my body is to go to medical science for two weeks and that when they return the ashes, that my daughter can keep a very small container of some, but the rest I want scattered somewhere pretty -- or mixed with soil to plant a cherry tree or something.

For my daughter, I want people to gather with each other and photos and laugh and cry and listen to music and eat and tell stories about me and my life -- the good and the bad. Hopefully there will be more good than bad.
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Old December 15th, 2012, 08:21
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hi, i have no children, have left letters for my nieces and siblings, i hope to be here a few more years yet, soon to be 60. as you have said chaka i also want my family and friends to celebrate and be happy for me cos to no longer be here means i'm home at last. my belief is an everlasting life no more death or sickness, i also believe in the ressurection of all the dead one day and these bodies will at last be perfect, i hope then i'll be a size 10 and never have to diet again. i would like my ashes to be placed somewhere with my hubbies some day. thanks for allowing me to share. xx

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