The Mushroom Suit Becomes A New Trend In Burials
Fifty years ago, nearly everyone who died in the United States was buried in a grave. Today, just about half are cremated. Money is the primary reason.
A typical cremation costs nearly $500 less than a typical burial. And, many people move away from their hometowns, where traditional family plots are located.
Here & Now‘s Kristiina Sorenson reports on the mushroom suit, the latest thing in burial trends.
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