Friday, September 4, 2009

Man Stands at his own Wake

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A Puerto Rican man has been granted his wish to remain standing — even in death.

A funeral home used a special embalming treatment to keep the corpse of 24-year-old Angel Pantoja Medina standing upright for his three-day wake.

Dressed in a Yankees baseball cap and sunglasses Pantoja was mourned by relatives while propped upright in his mother's living room.

Full story here.

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