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Thousands Give Last Rites to Dead Whale in Vietnam


Animals  (tags: dead whale, memorial, funeral, homage, vietnam, fisherman )

Simone
- 3311 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Thousands of Vietnamese fishermen are giving a royal send-off to a 15-ton dead whale, gathering at a southern Vietnamese village to pay homage at a funeral for the creature they call "Your Excellency."



   

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Eva R (237)
Tuesday February 23, 2010, 9:20 am

The Japanese should take a lesson from their Vietnamese neighbors!
 

Laura H (964)
Tuesday February 23, 2010, 1:49 pm
How nice to see an animal getting the respect it deserves.
 

Elaine R (132)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 5:51 am
THIS IS WONDERFUL
 
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