Thomas Lynch: A Good Funeral
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Thomas Lynch is an essayist, poet, and funeral director in Milton, Michigan, where he has served since 1974 when he took over the trade from his father. Thomas speaks honestly about life and death and mortality from what he’s learned, standing so close to the edge. 

In this episode, Kate and Thomas discuss: 

  • What elements make up a good funeral
  • How the habits of love are hard to break, no matter how old the person died who you grieve
  • How those we grieve know our hearts and our love more fully


I don’t know quite how to express this, but holy crap. This is one of the best conversations I’ve ever had. I can’t wait to hear what you think.

CW: suicide, death

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