Burroughs Adding Machine

Social justice, arts and politics, life in New York City

Depressing or Deliberate?

Well, probably both.

Aaron Jamison has terminal cancer and is expected to die within a few months. As a way to cover his family’s medical bills, he’s selling ad space on his burial urns.

I’m unsure whether Jamison is making a political statement about health care–or if he’s merely a pragmatist. After all, who would want to die and leave their loved ones with thousands of dollars to pay in medical expenses?

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Ricco Villanueva Siasoco is a Manhattan-based writer and non-profit manager. More

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