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Old 01-10-2010, 11:03 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Relatives say they smelled foul odor coming from mom's personal items.

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Members of a family are suing a funeral home, claiming their mother's brain was sent home in a bag of personal effects given to them after her death.

Family: Funeral home sent brain home in bag - Criminal weirdness- msnbc.com
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Old 01-10-2010, 01:34 PM
 
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Oy! That is just weird. I have never heard of such a thing happening before. Why would they do such a disgusting thing???
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Old 01-10-2010, 05:23 PM
 
Location: Orlando, Florida
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Wonder why the brain was removed in the first place?
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Old 01-10-2010, 08:42 PM
 
Location: Oswego, IL
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Are they sure it was the family members brain or the funeral directors. He obviously needs a transplant.
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Old 01-10-2010, 08:45 PM
 
Location: Matthews, NC
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They must have lost her mind!
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Old 01-10-2010, 09:46 PM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...
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I heard that the Funeral Director overheard the family mention that "mom lost her mind just before she passed" so the Director wanted to show them that she hadn't.
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