Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Man kept upright at his wake

Posted By on Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 3:03 PM

Angel Pantoja Medina was granted his last wish: to remain standing up at his funeral wake. A funeral home used a special embalming treatment to the corpse of 24-year-old Medina standing up for his 3-day wake. His brother Carlos told a San Juan newspaper that his brother wanted to be "happy, standing at his wake." Love the outfit he has on!

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