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Feature: Funeral workers need grit

By Weng Yu-huang and Stacy Hsu  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

They said that as lavish food offerings are made by bereaved families to their lost ones in the mourning hall, these “banquets” are said to attract ghosts roaming nearby to join the feast.

People who want to work at a funeral home must be able to overcome their fears and adjust to the gloomy atmosphere, they said, adding that newcomers might experience dizziness and faintness during their first three months on the job.

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