09 January 2007

Have they considered charging admission to your funeral?

Well-known American evangelist Rev Billy Graham is having a spot of bother with his sons: they're arguing about how to bury their parents. But their parents aren't dead yet. One son wants to disregard his parents' wishes and bury them in the equivalent of a Billy Graham theme park.

'When visitors enter the barn — designed with help from consultants who worked for the Walt Disney corporation — they will be greeted by a talking mechanical cow and rooms full of multimedia exhibits. They will eventually be led into a garden where, under Franklin’s plans, his father and mother, Ruth, will be buried'


- The Times, 14 December 2006

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