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Coronavirus Has Reshaped Funerals — And How We Mourn Lost Loved Ones06:56
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A man wearing a face mask stands by the coffin of his mother as a priest reads prayers. (Piero Cruciatti/AFP/Getty Images)
A man wearing a face mask stands by the coffin of his mother as a priest reads prayers. (Piero Cruciatti/AFP/Getty Images)

Every day, people are dying from COVID-19. They are our family members, our friends, our neighbors and community members. For most, there will be no traditional wakes, funerals, memorials, burials or church ceremonies to help us process our emotions. So how do we begin to grieve and make sense of this new reality?

Host Tonya Mosley talks with Brandy Schillace (@bschillace), author of "Death's Summer Coat: What the History of Death and Dying Teaches Us About Life and Living."

This segment aired on April 6, 2020.

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