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The idea dawned on woodworker Patrick Kilby when he confronted the funeral costs for his own mother. He likes the work and enjoys offering people a lower-cost choice.
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The idea dawned on woodworker Patrick Kilby when he confronted the funeral costs for his own mother. He likes the work and enjoys offering people a lower-cost choice.

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