ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - The cremated remains of more than 20 babies that were found on mortuary shelves in Roseburg, Oregon will be buried Sunday in a special ceremony.
The remains were discovered by a woman who was searching for the unclaimed remains of veterans who had not received funerals.
Some of the infants’ remains have been on a mortuary shelf for up to 70 years. Most of the babies are believed to have been stillborn or died within a day of birth.
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