Cemeteries are struggling. Many can barely pay to have the lawn mowed, let alone care for gravestones. But in Maine, a 71-year-old retiree named Isla Estabrook has taken it upon herself to clean the grime off thousands of gravestones. What started as a small project to clean a cemetery where a friend was buried has turned into an obsession. Producer Patty Wight sends an audio postcard.
Maine Retiree Takes Cemetery Under Her Wing
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