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PostPosted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:21 am    Post subject: Taiwan's most famous professional mourner Reply with quote

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21479399

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Crying on command isn't easy, but Liu Jun-Lin is hired to do it every day, at funerals for people she never knew. She's Taiwan's best-known professional mourner - a time-honoured tradition in her country that may be dying out.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Some funerals in Taiwan feature strippers, women who sing, dance and take off their clothing, says anthropologist Marc Moskowitz:
As with funeral wailers, funeral stripping stems from the Chinese conception of "hot and noisy" (Chinese: renao).

strippers? get me some taiwanese funerals ASAP.

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