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    Celebrating Life through Obituaries

    When Stephen Miller first started writing obituaries, his editor warned him not to "get creative." But after surviving the attacks on 9/11—he worked on the 80th floor of the south tower—Miller realized the he needed to tell the meaningful, varied, fascinating stories that are often edited out of the newspaper. Hear how Miller turned obituary writing, an historically staid tradition, into a creative exercise that celebrates life.

    Stephen Miller
    Obituary Writer, Bloomberg News

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    Death: An Unexpected Take on Life

    We’re demystifying death, a subject that stands at the intersection of politics, spirituality, economics, technology and more. Experts will take on society’s taboo topics, navigating grief in the Facebook age, the business behind the funeral home and the rituals that bring communities together.