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MySendOff.com Lets You Plan Your Own Funeral


You can add funeral planning to the list of things made infinitely easier by the Internet. The recently launched and appropriately titled Mysendoff.com is an online service that helps its members create and share their funeral wishes with at least six members of their family and friends — people that the website calls "cyber-pallbearers."

To celebrate the launch, the site is giving away a free funeral — they’ll cover up to $6,457 in costs, the 2010 North American funeral price average — to one member at the funeral home of their choice. MySendoff says there's no "expiration" date on the offer.

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Chad Brooks

Chad Brooks is a Chicago-based freelance writer who has nearly 15 years experience in the media business. A graduate of Indiana University, he spent nearly a decade as a staff reporter for the Daily Herald in suburban Chicago, covering a wide array of topics including, local and state government, crime, the legal system and education. Following his years at the newspaper Chad worked in public relations, helping promote small businesses throughout the U.S. Follow him on Twitter.