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Funeral Stories

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Everyone always talks about their wedding story or childbirth story, but no one ever says, "Hey... What happened at that funeral you went to?" and there's always a story there. Lifelong friends Laura Brooker and Casey Carter ask that question in Funeral Stories, a podcast about the crazy, cringeworthy, hilarious & heartfelt stories that come with saying goodbye.

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Everyone always talks about their wedding story or childbirth story, but no one ever says, "Hey... What happened at that funeral you went to?" and there's always a story there. Lifelong friends Laura Brooker and Casey Carter ask that question in Funeral Stories, a podcast about the crazy, cringeworthy, hilarious & heartfelt stories that come with saying goodbye.

iTunes Ratings

144 Ratings
Average Ratings
134
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4

iTunes Ratings

144 Ratings
Average Ratings
134
5
1
0
4

Top 10 Episode of Funeral Stories

Rank #1: Episode 19: Robby's Story - "I Came Out at a Funeral"

Jun 06 2018
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Writer, poet, and guy in the corner, Robby Bailey, is our very special guest this week. He shares his most personal funeral story and talks the current state of affairs with Laura and Casey. It tells like a Tennessee Williams play and is one you won't want to miss.

Rank #2: Episode 18: "Laughing at Absurdity"

May 24 2018
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In this week's episode, our guest, Rachel -- a Licensed Social Worker (and longtime friend of Casey) discusses ambiguous loss and ambiguous grief. Pauline Boss, and her picks for a game of Kill, F*ck, Marry.

Rank #3: Episode 17: Our Stories - "Wrapping Up Our Grandmother (Stories)"

May 22 2018
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In the special release of episode 17, Laura and Casey wrap up their stories about the losing their grandmothers one week apart.

Rank #4: Episode 16: Our Stories - Laura Says Goodbye to Her Grandmother

May 16 2018
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In part 2 of “Our Stories”, Laura says goodbye to her grandmother after taking care of her for the last two years. In a lot of ways, it is the antithesis of Casey’s story.

Rank #5: Episode 15: Our Stories - "Casey Faces Her Bio Dad"

May 09 2018
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In a strange twist, Laura and Casey's grandmothers died only one week apart. In part one of "Our Stories", Casey shares the story of how she attended her beloved paternal grandmother's funeral after 10 years of absence. While there, she had to unexpectedly face her abusive, estranged father for the first time in a decade and explains all of the heartbreak, regret, and ultimately the joy that comes along with a decade of absence, finally facing her fears, and being embraced by a family she had forgotten loved her. Spoiler alert: her dad still sucks and shortly after the funeral showed his true, sociopathic colors (as they always do). ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Rank #6: Episode 14: Laura's Research - "Honor Amongst Thieves"

May 02 2018
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In this episode, Laura blows Casey's mind with her next research topic.

Rank #7: Episode 12: Husbands Pt. 1

Apr 25 2018
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TW: Mention of child molestation and sexual assault of minor. This episode is a little heavier than normal. If this is your first time listening, maybe don't start here. In this episode, Casey's husband and Funeral Stories producer, Sethen Maleno, shares his very personal funeral story.

Rank #8: Episode 13: Husbands Pt. 2

Apr 25 2018
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This episode is a little heavier than normal. If this is your first time listening, maybe don't start here. In this episode, Laura's husband shares several of his very personal funeral stories.

Rank #9: Episode 11: Your Stories Part 2

Apr 18 2018
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TW: Mention of suicide. In episode 9, Laura and Casey share some more of your most hilarious, awkward, cringeworthy and heartfelt stories that come with saying goodbye. Forgive us. We were exhausted.

Rank #10: Episode 10: Laura's Caregiving Story

Apr 11 2018
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In episode 10, Laura and Casey share a special outtake from an earlier recording where they discuss Laura being the caregiver for her grandmother, diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Laura's grandmother, Annette Bailey, passed away on April 4 after a long and beautiful life.