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Brits more relaxed about death but just 30% have made plans

More than half of us say we're more comfortable discussing death these days but just one third have made any plans for it.

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Dying Matters and SunLife joined forces this week to launch a funeral planner and to ask MPs to commit to the Big Conversation

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Awareness Week might be over for another year, but there are still plenty of events relating to dying, death and bereavement going on. 

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