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Department of Icy Timelessness, Human Organ Division

By Antigone (articles ) | May 19, 2003

What strikes me about this couple is their intensely Catholic response to the medical monolith that swallowed their son's body. They don't see a person's body as full of "parts" to be harvested and used. They saw their son as a person, even after his death, and they wanted to bury him -- a work of mercy.

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