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Illinois Libraries Present: Caitlin Doughty - Attend Virtual

November 16, 2022 ∙ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Add to Calendar 2022-11-16 19:00:00 2022-11-16 20:00:00 America/Chicago Illinois Libraries Present: Caitlin Doughty - Attend Virtual Join us for an evening with author, mortician, advocate, and founder of reform collective, The Order of the Good Death Caitlin Doughty. Registration link available soon. internal

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This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Illinois Libraries Present is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

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Caitlin Doughty is a mortician, advocate, and bête noire of the traditional funeral industry. In 2011 she founded the funeral reform collective The Order of the Good Death, which has spawned the death positive movement. Her educational webseries "Ask a Mortician" has been viewed almost 200 million times and all three of her books Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, From Here to Eternity, and Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? were New York Times bestsellers. She owns a funeral home, Clarity Funerals, in Los Angeles.

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