Swedes may be freeze-dried for eternal rest
By Sven Nordenstam
STOCKHOLM, Sept 26 (Reuters) - "There's three things we can do with your mum. We can bury her, burn her, or dump her." A fourth alternative -- freeze-drying -- could soon be added to British comedy group Monty Python's catalogue of burial methods.
Next year the Swedish town of Jonkoping hopes to pioneer this novel way of preparing people for their final resting place. The body will be frozen, dipped in liquid nitrogen and pulverised prior to burial.
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