#73 All Soul's, i morti and other things to do with death
Making friends with death: part 1
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Since coming to Sicily, I've become more acquainted with death, in the sense that in Sicily, mortality isn't hidden in funeral homes or polite obituaries printed in newspapers.
The end of life is part of everyday life on the island, and the rites associated with mortality become tinged with a mixture of superstition and religion. The ceremony of death in Sicily makes death seem almost mundane…
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