My Father's Wake Part III - How the Irish Teach us to Live, Love & Die
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Personal Death & Grief of Others Part III 
What you'll learn
1.  Hear about the old rites and rituals passed down through generation
2.  The role women had in helping midwife the dying and preparing the body for  burial 
3.  How keening women at a wake assisted grief for the family and community

The author suggests it's through learning about death from others and books such as My Father's Wake, that you'll begin to inoculate yourself as a way of being more comfortable around death

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