Funeral home creates bucket list traveling wall
- Associated Press
- August 18, 2014 - 11:35 AM
WAUSAU, Wis. — A Wausau funeral home company has created a big traveling chalkboard to give people a chance to post their bucket lists.
The Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home was inspired by the international "Before I Die" movement which began with artist Candy Chang putting up a chalkboard on an abandoned building in New Orleans and encouraging anyone to share their aspirations. According to the "Before I Die" website, there are now more than 525 similar walls in dozens of countries.
For its 100th anniversary, the funeral home customized a trailer with chalkboard sides. It travels between the funeral home's five locations in Wisconsin.
Daily Herald Media (http://wdhne.ws/Ymab5C ) says some of the responses written on the wall so far include "visit Paris," ''go to Canada and fly a kite" and "love and be loved completely."
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