What’s Trending: A Family’s Strange Teeth Ritual

Monday, September 20, 2021 10:03 am
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Each week on Drive, Bec and Jeziel give a recap of the latest trending topics. This week they talked about strange teeth ritual.Strange Teeth Ritual

A woman has refused to participate in her partner’s strange family tradition surrounding death and funerals. In her husband’s family, the teeth of deceased family members are removed and distributed among their living relatives! “They’re from Wales, but I don’t think this is a cultural thing and I haven’t been able to find a basis for it or even anything remotely similar from a cultural or religious background.

They even have a system to decide what family member gets which tooth, based on their relationship to the deceased. Any teeth the deceased have collected is added into a chest filled with thousands of human teeth. “By the time your 90, all your pockets are just full of teeth!

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