Topic: cremation

Lars Tunbjörk—Agence Vu for TIME
Photo Essay

Cremation: The New American Way of Death

For our feature on the increasing popularity of cremation around the country, TIME sent photographer Lars Tunbjörk deep into the American heartland to chronicle the goings-on at three separate crematories.

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The Moving Image

Ashes to Ashes: The Growing Popularity of Cremation

When families that want cremation walk into Bradshaw Funeral & Cremation Services in Stillwater, Minn., they’re presented two options: fire or water. TIME sent photographer and filmmaker Shaul Schwarz to Stillwater to document Bradshaw’s innovative service as well as the crematory and mausoleum at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis.

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