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The job of honoring the dead  15:59, April 03, 2013  

Funeral directors Wang Na (L) and Lu Yufei clean tombstones two days ahead of Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day, in a cemetery in Yinchuan city, capital of Northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region, April 2, 2013. Wang and Lu, both born in the 1990s, are among the city's first batch of female funeral directors helping to prepare for the day when the country honors the dead. Their services include reading laments, attending funerals, tomb sweeping and psychological counseling. (Photo/Xinhua)

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