The Youngertakers
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The Youngertakers: The teens who've chosen dead bodies as a career

Meet the teenagers who've chosen dead bodies as a career - the world of young undertakers.

Luke, Ellie and Ben reveal to Newsbeat what it's like working with the dead.

In this documentary, meet 25-year-old Luke, who is one of the UK's youngest funeral home bosses. While 17-year-old Ellie prepares a woman who's passed away, and Ben conducts his first ever night shift... collecting dead bodies.

But how do teens and twenty-somethings fit in, in one of the world's oldest professions?

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  • 05 Feb 2018