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Men prepare the coffin for Ngo Chan Khang, 5, who lost his life in an accidental drowning just hours prior. In following Buddhist Vietnamese tradition, the body is displayed and mourned in the home in the hours directly following the death, then put into the casket on the evening of the first day. It it then kept in the home and morned for two more days before being buried or cremated, following the third day of lamentations.Phu Mau Village, Hue, Vietnam. March 3, 2015

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A Funeral Too Soon-Hue, Vietnam
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Quinn Ryan Mattingly
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Men prepare the coffin for Ngo Chan Khang, 5, who lost his life in an accidental drowning just hours prior. In following Buddhist Vietnamese tradition, the body is displayed and mourned in the home in the hours directly following the death, then put into the casket on the evening of the first day. It it then kept in the home and morned for two more days before being buried or cremated, following the third day of lamentations.Phu Mau Village, Hue, Vietnam. March 3, 2015