Oscar-nominated actor Tony Curtis was buried with some of his most prized possessions on Monday. Among them, a Stetson hat; a copy of his favorite novel, Anthony Adverse; an Armani scarf; his driving gloves; and an iPhone.
It's not really uncommon for individuals to request that some dear possessions be buried with them and I doubt that this is the first time one of those items was a gadget. But the fact that the shiny device seemed like it fit right in with all the other possessions shows how we're gradually changing as a society:
It's not just traditional heirloom items that are considered precious enough to play a part in a funeral anymore, but instead we're including our everyday treasures -- the ones that keep us entertained and organized.
Read the full story at Gizmodo.
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