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Prized Possessions – The New York Times


A recent Times article reported on bizarre stories of people being buried with their cars, with some saying they were inspired by accounts that ancient Egyptians were buried with their possessions. How do you feel about the idea of burying extravagant items with their owners after they die?

Do you have a deeply-beloved personal possession? What is it? How did you acquire it? Is its value monetary, sentimental or both?

Tell us in the comments, then read the related article to learn more.

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