Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death


Anatomical Education Program
Medical Science Building, Rm 5035
635 Barnhill Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5120


Urgent need
Cost to family: none; embalming and transportation provided by the program within state
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: not yet
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* under 18, over 200 lbs., over six feet tall, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, other infectious diseases

* autopsy, decomposition, mutilation, severe burn victim, meningitis, hepatitis, AIDS

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