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The year in obituaries on Monday's Kojo Nnamdi show

We're chugging through the last few days of 2010, and it's time to take a look back at where we've been: from Gary Coleman to Manute Bol and from Lena Horne to Leslie Nielsen, we've lost some fascinating folks in the last 12 months. Post Mortem's own Matt Schudel...

By Emma Brown  | December 19, 2010; 6:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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A belated introduction

There's a steady stream of work here on the obits desk -- so steady, in fact, that I've been writing here for six months and haven't yet introduced myself. Here goes: I grew up in Arlington reading The Washington Post and then moved west for college. Smitten with its wide...

By Emma Brown  | July 8, 2010; 3:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Best DC Blog that's Not Us...

The city magazine in our town puts out an annual "Best of..." issue. Here's our favorite headline in it, and that's all we're going to say about it: Best Washington Post Blog That's Not Post Mortem, Capital Weather Gang, or D.C. Sports Bog...

By Patricia Sullivan  | April 1, 2010; 10:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Welcome again

Washington Post obituaries editor Adam Bernstein welcomes visitors to our newly updated blog, and to our Facebook and Twitter pages....

By Patricia Sullivan  | October 21, 2009; 11:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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About Post Mortem

Welcome to our blog, Post Mortem, by the news obituary writers at The Washington Post -- Adam Bernstein, Matt Schudel, Joe Holley and Patricia Sullivan. Obituaries have become an increasingly popular feature in the newspaper and online, as well as on Internet discussion groups, in books and magazines and even...

By washingtonpost.com editors  | September 5, 2007; 5:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Matt Schudel

Matt Schudel has been an obituary writer at The Washington Post since 2004. He grew up on a farm in Nebraska and attended country school. He has degrees in English from the University of Nebraska and the University of Virginia. He worked for a now-defunct book division of U.S....

By washingtonpost.com editors  | September 5, 2007; 5:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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