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Alex Beam

Will boomers give new life to obituaries?

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / February 21, 2007

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Death; read all about it. How does one explain the ineffable lure of the obituaries, the only form of bad publicity, as playwright Brendan Behan once quipped? On the one hand, obituaries relate someone else's misfortune, which is satisfying in itself. And they can be just plain fascinating. An obituary of Jessica Mitford, author of "The American Way of Death," ... (Full article: 732 words)

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