When David Sedaris' cat died, his family helped him deal with the loss. His mother sent a consoling letter along with a check to cover the cost of the cremation. In the left-hand corner, under the heading marked 'Memo,' she'd written "Pet Burning." (The program was originally broadcast on March 20, 2004.)
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