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Japanese Emperor: Cremate Me To Not Burden Japan
Sorry for the lack of posts, life intervenes. Now, the subject: Japan’s Emperor and Empress (together) requested cremation rather than elaborate state burials out of consideration for the financial state of Japan (exacerbated by the tsunami last year). It’s seriously … Continue reading