Kate’s Still Here (Esquire.com, Winner of Hearst Magazines’ 2017 Editorial Excellence Awards)You can't escape death on a farm, where it is both a practical matter and an asset. Photo by Stanley Zimny

Kate’s Still Here (Esquire.com, Winner of Hearst Magazines’ 2017 Editorial Excellence Awards)

Deloy Oberlin didn’t know how much time his wife had left, but he knew he wanted to spend their final days together fulfilling her last wish.

Who Owns The Dead? (The New Republic)Photo by MudflapDC

Who Owns The Dead? (The New Republic)

A small but growing group of women like Knox are slowly building a movement to change our modern, big-business approach to death. They call themselves home funeral guides or death midwives.