Relatives of the late Nguyen Van Thang praying before his new casket during a reburial ceremony on the outskirts of Hanoi. Photo: AFP
Relatives of the late Nguyen Van Thang praying before his new casket during a reburial ceremony on the outskirts of Hanoi. Photo: AFP
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Goodbye, again: Vietnam’s reburials send souls on final journey

  • Adherents to the ancient custom believe the souls of the dead are stuck in a spiritual limbo until they are reburied

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Relatives of the late Nguyen Van Thang praying before his new casket during a reburial ceremony on the outskirts of Hanoi. Photo: AFP
Relatives of the late Nguyen Van Thang praying before his new casket during a reburial ceremony on the outskirts of Hanoi. Photo: AFP
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