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O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? Where, indeed. Many a badly stung survivor, faced with the aftermath of some relative's funeral, has ruefully concluded that the victory has been won hands down by a funeral establishment--in a disastrously unequal battle.

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Source Notes: The American Way of Death Revisited. (chapter 2, "The American Way of Death") (1998).

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