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News item image Condolences to PHUTI Group

FIAT-IFTA International Tribute to Mr. Kgantshi Samuel PHUTI Mampana Phukubje Mahlo, Founder of the PHUTI Funeral Ministry Group

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News item image Live for Résumé or for Eulogy

David Brooks, gave a short TED talk to sum up how one builds a good résumé or an eulogy.In his talk he uses metaphor of 'Adam I' and 'Adam II' to bring out the differences between values that are cared for when living for a resume or eulogy. More so, he says each person consists of both Adam I and Adam II.

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News item image Real Stages of Grief

Many people are familiar with the five stages of grief but Will Meek Ph.D. published on the website PyshologyToday.com the reasons why that is not exactly up to date information and analyses therefore the ‘real stages’ of grief.

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News item image Statement of the Board of FIAT-IFTA

It is with consternation that the Board of FIAT-IFTA - The World Organization of Funeral Operatives – has taken notice of the terrorist attacks on innocent citizens in Paris. On behalf of its Members and of the International Funeral Industry FIAT-IFTA condemns this infraction on the dignity of humanity. We express our condolences to the bereaved families and we wish a good and speedy recovery to all injured persons.

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News item image Mom Honoring Son at Wedding

Anna Thompson had a special wish for her wedding day, she wanted her son to be also on the photo.

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News item image Death, Art and Anatomy Conference

Call for papers for Death, Art and Anatomy Conference which will be held on 3-6th June at University of Winchester. An interdisciplinary conference bringing together people with an interest in death, art, and anatomy. There is still time for sending in your paper. The deadline for receipt of abstracts is Friday 11th December 2015!

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News item image A Thing for Skulls

The first skull artwork that pops into my mind is from Van Gogh – the skull of a skeleton with burning cigarette. However he did not keep himself busy with just that symbol. Coming to modern times, there are some artists that make huge series depicting skulls. With this article we look at several artists who all use skulls in their creation and some even devote all their creation around it.

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