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Ashes in a Bottle Become Popular “Final Journey” For Deceased Loved Ones
Life is such an amazing adventure that most folks don’t want it to end. And when it inevitably does, some send their loved ones on a final journey–but putting cremated ashes in a bottle and sending it to sea. In recent years, a number of beachcombers have stumbled upon human ashes in bottles. In every case, the person whose ashes are in the bottle was deeply loved by their family, and the family chose this gesture as a way of honoring the person’s love of travel or desire to see the world.
Personally, my favorite version of this memorial is the kind that implores the finder to share a drink with the “person” whose ashes are in the bottle.
If you find human remains in a bottle tomorrow, I guarantee a stiff drink is going to make you feel less nervous. Continue reading