THE FOOTPRINT OF THE ROAD WE HAVE TRAVELLED
Death reminds us that our body is not eternal. The last thing we do, most often when we accompany a person at the end of life, is to hold their hand. It is a sign of our love for her and to comfort her. This hand is a universal symbol in all confessions and beliefs when it comes to human contact and love. That hand that blew you a kiss; took your hand to tell you I love you; greeted you with a wave of his hand.
Beyond the legacy of hand reproduction to help us through a bereavement, this legacy also allows future generations to touch and see the traces of the passage of the person's life.
Let us also think of those who offer their bodies to science and who could offer a more comforting funeral to their loved ones, despite the absence of a body.