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Web Site Gives Dearly Departed the Last Word

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Simon Schurmer, co-founder of lastwishes.com, an Internet service that gives the dead a chance to deliver a post-mortem message to the living.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.