Byline: Jonathan Franklin; 1991-03-26; San Francisco Bay Guardian;Article Links
". . . But after weeks of preparation and now a day inside the Desert Storm mortuary, I'm beginning to think I could really embalm, if I had to. The chief mortician must be equally convinced as he summons me to his corpse. " 'Got your embalming license, Franklin? You can start this afternoon.' . . . "
Description:Franklin poses as a mortician to gain entry to the mortuary for the dead soldiers of Operation Desert Storm, 1991.
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