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WHEN THERE WAS A DEATH IN THE FAMILY AND THE PERSON WAS
WAKED AT HOME, THE TOP OR COVER OF THE CASKET WAS
PLACED OUTSIDE ON THE FRONT LAWN OF THE HOUSE.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT REMEMBERS THIS CUSTOM TAKING PLACE IN POLAND.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; POLAND

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Death Funeral Burial

Date learned: 03-10-1970

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