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In Ghana, You Can Be Laid to Rest in Style


A coffin in the shape of fish, guitar, or a fancy sport car. In Ghana, you can choose to be buried in style. Inspired by the traditional palanquin, figurative coffins have been in vogue in the country since the mid-1950s and some are now even considered pieces of art, exhibited in museums around the world and worth several thousand dollars. Emilie Iob reports for VOA from Accra.

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