Would you watch your loved one's cremation?

Would you watch your loved one's cremation?

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Do you want to be buried or cremated?

If that feels like an uncomfortable question to ponder, ask yourself how you would respond to being given the opportunity to watch your loved one's cremation.

Sounds creepy? Maybe, but maybe not.

The request to observe a cremation has been increasing across the country and right here in Wilmington.

The trend started after reports from other states made headlines, cases of mistaken identity where people went home with the wrong ashes.

Observing is peace of mind for some and closure for others.

TONIGHT at 11 PM,  WECT will show you Wilmington Funeral and Cremation's Tribute Center and take you behind the curtain, where some people get up close (very up close) to say their goodbyes.

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