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Image: Chrissie
Chrissie beside a cryostat at the Cryonics Institute
Image: Chrissie and her son, Peter
Chrissie and her son, Peter

Cool way to go

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After her death, Chrissie de Rivaz doesn't want to be buried or cremated - she wants to frozen. Or, to give its technical term, cryonics. And she wants to be kept that way until science invents a way that can thaw her out and bring her back to life.

She won't be the first. There are 141 bodies kept this way in the USA, and Chrissie wants to join them. 

It might be a cool way to go, but Chrissie's son, Peter Loveday, isn't quite so keen on the idea.


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