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Funeral Planning With My Family

We’re sometimes indelicate, but we’ve never shied away from the truths about life or death

Photo: Vesnaandjic/Getty Images

WeWe are a family who loves to talk about death. Mostly our own. We call this “being open.” We also talk about sex of many varieties — “nooners,” oral sex, and old people sex. Family dinners, reunions, and weddings are not excluded.




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Katy Friedman Miller

Katy Friedman Miller

I’m a grief therapist and former hospice social worker. Sharing stories from life, death, and work and where they all intersect. TEDx talk at

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