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Oh yeah, another graveyard thing: [Jan. 25th, 2007|12:54 pm]
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Given the age of Lake View cemetery, I was not surprised to see a lot of large turn-of-the-century grave markers for dead babies and kids. I mean, life expectancy wasn’t so great then, and you weren’t out of the woods for childhood diseases until age 6 or so.

I was sorta surprised to see this one tall obelisk that, on one side, memorialized 2 of the Justice family’s dead children. One made it 2 years, the other, only 2 days. Ma and Pa Justice didn’t get around to naming the 2-day old before death (again, maybe this was customary at the time), so the marker reads “Infant Justice, aged 2 days”.

My first thought was, of course, that “Infant Justice” sounded like an 80’s era hardcore band. or maybe a 90's pro-life metal band.
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From: ex_agentcoo
2007-01-26 05:21 am (UTC)
I continue to admire you.
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[User Picture]From: cereko
2007-01-28 11:12 pm (UTC)
the honorable I. M. Justice presiding

the M is for Crimefighter
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