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Published:March 1st, 2010 16:49 EST
gold coffin

Gold Coffin Costs A Fortune!

By Robert Paul Reyes


"Shoppers wondering how to deal with the afterlife found an answer Friday -- a cell-phone-equipped golden coffin, one of many items on display at the opening of an international luxury fair in Verona.

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The coffin was priced at a mere 280,000 euros (381,000 dollars." Read More

Some might point to the golden coffin as a symbol of the decadence of our generation, but there`s nothing new under the sun, the ancient Pharaohs were buried with great wealth.

I fail to see why the coffin would be equipped with a cell phone, nobody is going to call a corpse and if there`s a ghost hovering over the body, he doesn`t need a phone to contact the living.

What a waste -- $381,000 to house a dead person! For that kind of money a couple of homes could be built to house the living.

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