Late one night, after perhaps a few too many drinks, I reached an agreement with one of my best friends. With a handshake, he granted me exclusive rights to his body when he dies. Although his parents are unaware of this pact, my future duties entail loading his remains into the back of a truck and leaving his thin frame in one of the many fields that make up his family’s sprawling bicentennial farm.
Has the digital age made cemeteries obsolete?
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