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Why do funerals matter?

Christopher Gunness explores why funerals matter so profoundly to us, as individuals and societies, as he talks to people who have lost loved ones in Ghana, Pakistan and the UK.

Christopher Gunness explores why funerals matter so profoundly to us, as individuals and societies. He talks to people who have lost loved ones in Ghana, Pakistan and the UK about the challenges they have faced. He discovers how burial and cremation have become popular in different countries at different times, visits a green burial place and looks at the growing world of online memorials.

Presenter: Christopher Gunness
Producer: Bob Howard

(Photo: Ghana, Accra Funeral Service. Credit: Getty Images)

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Mon 19 Aug 2019 08:06GMT

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