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    Morticians, What's The Most Surprising Thing About Your Job?

    What do dead bodies smell like?

    Morticians, a lot of people are equal parts creeped out and fascinated by the work that you do.

    Ya know, working in funeral homes and preparing dead bodies for burial.

    So I guess what I want to know is: What are some things not many people know or realize about your job?

    Like maybe you've found that the bodies you work with have a *very* specific smell?

    Or perhaps there's a very specific ritual your team does with a body during the embalming process.

    Or maybe you guys just get weird requests from the deceased's family members from time to time that are kinda entertaining.

    Or maaaaaaybe you've even seen some ~paranormal activity~ within the funeral home.

    If you're a mortician and have a story to tell, please share it in the comments below for a chance to be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post!!!