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The picture of health? So why plan a funeral?

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Pre-planning one's funeral -- which more and more baby boomers are choosing to do -- is more than just selecting a cemetery plot. Working with a funeral director, they can tailor all elements of their funeral to their tastes. (Heather J. Ciras/CNS)

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Pre-planning one's funeral -- which more and more baby boomers are choosing to do -- is more than just selecting a cemetery plot. Working with a funeral director, they can tailor all elements of their funeral to their tastes. (Heather J. Ciras/CNS)

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Pre-planning one's funeral -- which more and more baby boomers are choosing to do -- is more than just selecting a cemetery plot. Working with a funeral director, they can tailor all elements of their funeral to their tastes. Arlington National Cemetery is probably the most famous cemetery in the United States (above). (Heather J. Ciras/CNS)

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Pre-planning one's funeral -- which more and more baby boomers are choosing to do -- is more than just selecting a cemetery plot. Working with a funeral director, they can tailor all elements of their funeral to their tastes. (Heather J. Ciras/CNS)

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Pre-planning one's funeral -- which more and more baby boomers are choosing to do -- is more than just selecting a cemetery plot. Working with a funeral director, they can tailor all elements of their funeral to their tastes. (Heather J. Ciras/CNS)

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Baby boomers are starting to plan their own funerals. Why? Because if you want your funeral done right, you have to do it yourself.


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