Not-so-live rounds… Service puts ashes into bullets

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Weird Of The Week: This is part of a series of articles that looks at some of the most bizarre and niche business ideas we see here at Springwise.

When a loved one is cremated, it's often the case that the ashes are respectfully scattered or kept in an urn. It's also a common sight at military and state funerals to see a 21-gun salute to honor the dead. What's more unusual is to load the ashes of loved ones into a firearm, as Alabama-based Holy Smoke is now enabling customers to do. Developed by enforcement officers Thad Holmes and Clem Parnell, the service gives customers the option to make a prior arrangement for their own passing, or to hand over the remains of a relative or friend. After…

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