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Cemetery living: Sharing your house with your mother's grave

It's a graveyard where people live for free - but the dead can be evicted for non-payment of rent.

In this exclusive online clip, Josh West, a London bus driver, visits a graveyard in Manila, Philippines.

The North Cemetery is home to hundreds of people, some of whom have been here for generations. They live amongst the dead, often sharing their homes with graves of loved ones or strangers.

It's quiet and peaceful - but Josh is shocked when the body of a lady who died five years ago is exhumed because her family are not able to pay the rent any longer.

Her remains are unceremoniously dumped in a hole dug beside the grave. The burial plot will now be available to another paying customer.

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5 minutes