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Body donation one choice local residents may make

January 5, 2013

Marietta resident Barb Moberg, 61, has always known she did not want a traditional funeral. “I’m not a big believer in big, huge, fancy caskets. I’m kind of a naturalist,” she said....

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Jan-05-13 8:09 AM

An exellent choice for the advancement of science!

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Jan-05-13 8:10 AM

Highly informative article.

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Jan-05-13 6:26 PM

please tell me this is not mr. beckers body he was a loved neighbor of my family.... it is hard enough to lose him .....

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Jan-06-13 10:06 AM

I have my body donated to Ohio University when I pass on. My family is aware of this wish and will respect it.

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Jan-06-13 10:08 AM

bettycrousser, if that body is the body of your neighbor, you should be proud of the fact. Research can save lives and how better can a person help others than that?

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Jan-06-13 8:55 PM

As a student who learned a great deal from the cadavres at Washington State, under the leadership of Dan Miska,I am thankful for all of those who are generous enough to donate their body to science. The bodies are treated with respect and dignity. It is so much easier to learn anatomy visualizing the organs and muscles in front of you, rather than on the pages of a book or on the screen of a computer.

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