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Maryland Cremation Services Inundated Amdi Coronavirus Pandemic

SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND - MAY 11: Maryland Cremation Services transporter Morgan Dean-McMillan uses a disinfecting spray while picking up the remains of a coronavirus victim in the morgue at Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center May 11, 2020 in Silver Spring, Maryland. MCS transporters travel hundreds of miles a day throughout the Washington Metro area while retrieving the remains of COVID-19 victims from hospitals and other care facilities to prepare them for cremation. The workload at the crematory is beginning to return to normal -- about nine cremations a day -- but during the recent height of the pandemic they processed an unprecedented 19 cremations in one day. For Dean-McMillan, 30, working in the cremation and funerary business is as much a calling as a career choice. She says God tells her it’s the right thing for her to do when she comforts people who have lost a loved one. “I’m where I’m supposed to be,” she said. She will begin funerary school in the fall. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND - MAY 11: Maryland Cremation Services transporter Morgan Dean-McMillan uses a disinfecting spray while picking up the remains of a coronavirus victim in the morgue at Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center May 11, 2020 in Silver Spring, Maryland. MCS transporters travel hundreds of miles a day throughout the Washington Metro area while retrieving the remains of COVID-19 victims from hospitals and other care facilities to prepare them for cremation. The workload at the crematory is beginning to return to normal -- about nine cremations a day -- but during the recent height of the pandemic they processed an unprecedented 19 cremations in one day. For Dean-McMillan, 30, working in the cremation and funerary business is as much a calling as a career choice. She says God tells her it’s the right thing for her to do when she comforts people who have lost a loved one. “I’m where I’m supposed to be,” she said. She will begin funerary school in the fall. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Maryland Cremation Services Inundated Amdi Coronavirus Pandemic
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