Rituals of Mourning

From widows' weeds to Irish wakes, rituals of mourning have been created over the ages to help the grieving deal with death. In her new book, The Mourner's Dance, writer Katherine Ashenburg explores the many paths of working through grief. Guest:

Katherine Ashenburg
*Author, The Mourners Dance: What We Do When People Die

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