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National Selected Morticians, Inc.. a "professional group" with headquarters in Chicago, considered the atomic age and was appalled. The average undertaker has probably never seen a Geiger counter, but it was obvious that he would soon have to face the problem of radioactive "remains." In hushed tones, on tiptoe, and with the little finger sympathetically but gracefully extended, as always, Mortuary Science, the magazine of National Selected Morticians, Inc., prepared the "funeral-service profession" for the worst.

It predicted that funeral services for those who have succumbed to the deathly atomic rays would be revolutionized: cremation of highly radioactive remains will be impossible...

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