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Local funeral home offers family members keepsake of loved one’s DNA

| Wendy Victora Rudman
In the Victorian era, grieving family members sometimes saved a lock of a loved one’s hair and wore it in a locket around their necks. Later, as photography became commonplace, some took and saved photos with their deceased family members. Now, a funeral and cremation service in Mary Esther is offering families a chance to capture some of their loved one’s DNA.
This small vial containing actual DNA of a loved one is being provided through a local funeral service. Submitted photo


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