Americans Get Bigger, Coffins Get Wider

Fri, 06/18/2010 - 11:34am

There's no questions Americans are getting wider, and everyone knows we'll all end up in the ground someday. But some Americans are so large they're fueling a niche Indiana business: extra-large caskets. This 5-person operation is positively booming, manufacturing caskets as wide as double beds for people 500-600 pounds. Even the owner is conflicted about how successful his company is becoming.

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