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  • How is Exit Here transforming the funeral industry?
  • How is Exit Here transforming the funeral industry?
    Exit Here (2019) ©
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Exit Here: breathing new life into death rituals

It has been said that nothing is certain in life, except death and taxes. Although the latter is regularly being reviewed and updated, the former retains its sombre Victorian-era elements. Exit Here is shaking up the industry to modernise rituals and ceremonies around death, dying, and grief.

Location United Kingdom

Scope
In February 2012, Rhian Mannings’ one-year-old son George had a seizure and died. Five days later, her husband, Paul Burke, took his own life while experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Mannings is one of the New Year Honours recipients of 2020, receiving an MBE for her work setting up and running the bereavement charity 2 Wish Upon A Star, which was just one of the many initiatives working to change the cultural conversation around dying, loss, and grief. [1]

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