Dying for a better life: South Koreans fake their funerals for life lessons

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A South Korean service is offering free funerals – but only to the living.

More than 25,000 people have participated in mass “living funeral” services at Hyowon Healing Center since it opened in 2012, hoping to improve their lives by simulating their deaths.

“Once you become conscious of death, and experience it, you undertake a new approach to life,” said 75-year-old Cho Jae-hee, who participated in a recent living funeral as part of a “ dying  well” programme offered by her senior welfare centre.

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Dying for a better life: South Koreans fake their funerals for life lessons


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