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Resource ID: #27265
Subject: Cemeteries
Source: WJHL-TV (Johnson City, Tennessee)
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Date: March 2, 2015, March 3, 2015, March 10, 2015, March 17, 2015, April 30, 2015, June 8, 2015, September 23, 2015

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A financially struggling cemetery went bankrupt and changed hands after foreclosure. Both sides disagreed about who was in charge of honoring existing contracts, which left families in the middle. It became such an issue for some families that they chose to bury their loved ones at other cemeteries, even though their family members previously paid for their final arrangements. Others had to pay twice to bury their loved ones and some had to wait months for the cemetery to place grave markers. With the help of our reporting and the State of Tennessee this was resolved. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3bXSYFj8MQ&feature=youtu.be

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