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Jo Williamson, owner and director of Albany Funerals was asked by NBC News to participate in a conversation about mourning and honouring the dead during the coronavirus pandemic.

GLOBAL HANGOUT: Around the world, COVID-19 has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives. In this time of individual and collective grief, what are the new ways of mourning and honouring the dead while still social distancing? In this Global Hangout, we speak to a religious leader, a funeral director and a man who live-streamed his brother’s funeral about how to process death during a pandemic.