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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

I Wouldn't Stand For It

At his own request, Angel Pantoja Medina stood through his own three-day wake.

Dressed in a Yankees baseball cap and sunglasses, Pantoja was mourned by relatives while propped upright in his mother's living room.

His brother Carlos told the El Nuevo Dia newspaper the victim had long said he wanted to be upright for his own wake: "He wanted to be happy, standing." [Link]
[Thanks, Nancy!]

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