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Cremation Rates Rise

According to NBC News, cremation is the “hottest trend” in the funeral industry. Every year in America, 2.5 million people die. In 2011, the last year for which numbers are available, 42 percent were cremated, according to the funeral directors association. That’s double the rate of just 15 years ago. In some states, largely in the West, the cremation rate …

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