Dignity for the dead at the Lincoln Regional Center

Since 2007, I have been covering the lawsuit against Nebraska over the identities of patients buried at state mental hospitals anonymously.  It was a case that pitted open records against the privacy – as such – of the dead and their descendants, and in my earliest posts, I argued for privacy and non-disclosure. But here’s a heartwarming story about the up side of not protecting the privacy of the dead.

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