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Where can you view the embalming process?

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The YouTube channel maintained by Benson Family Funeral Home of Chicago includes a short video on the embalming process, using footage of an actual body. In addition, the website Confessions of a Funeral Director includes an article, complete with photos, of the embalming process.

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The video hosted by the Benson Family Funeral Home is not graphic, but it does walk viewers through the process of embalming a human body via an interview with an embalmer. The embalmer displays the body being prepared and her embalming equipment, but detailed imagery of surgical techniques applied to the body is not included.

The Confessions of a Funeral Director website is more graphic, using images sourced from a video entitled "Modern Embalming Praxis." The video is, as of 2015, available for viewing at the German-language YouTube channel, Nicht interessant. The photographs show surgical procedures and a small degree of blood.

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