LOOK: Mausoleums, humble ‘homes’ for the dead at Manila South Cemetery
A person’s living status can sometimes be gleaned from the things and gadgets he or she owns. In death, however, one of the signs of a dead person’s status could be his or her final resting place.
At the Manila South Cemetery, a public cemetery, mausoleums stand side by side with inconspicuous crypts even modest “apartments” for the dead.
Nevertheless, Filipino families aim for one thing for their dearly departed: create a beautiful but mostly “comfortable” place for their beloved to rest. /kga
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