An article in the May issue of the Urbanite chronicles the journey of the family of a murdered teenager as they deal with their grief and prepare to bury their son.
This hour, as part of our ongoing Urbanite radio series, we examine the traditions of mourning and grieving in urban America. In a city where murder is epidemic, what are the long-term affects of so many funerals on children and adolescents? How are families coping with the incredible expense of modern funerals?
Can we reshape the approach to death in order to increase the reverence for life?
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