• Cut funeral costs by donating your body | Brief letters

    3 days ago - By The Guardian

    Funeral costs | US immigration | Virginia Wade | Jonny Wilkinson | Pessimism | Widnes It was disappointing that your otherwise valuable article on funeral costs didn't mention the possibility of donating your body for medical purposes. Not all bodies can be accepted by medical schools at all times - see guidance at - but if your body can be accepted, the only cost is likely to be that of its transport to the medical school.
    Alec Sandison
    Ottery St Mary, Devon
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