A Post-Pandemic Dignity Code

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One of the first people I met while living in New York was a funeral director named Michael Fengullo.

The Brooklyn-born, broad-shouldered, fifty-year-old man has made his living burying the dead for over three decades. The life-long Italian bachelor has helped thousands send off and put away their loved ones. When it comes to funerals, this typical, loud New Yorker has seen it all.