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Only in America: The unconventional casket

A man is buried riding his motorcycle — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

After years of planning, an Ohio man got his wish to be buried atop his motorcycle. Bill Standley, 82, made extensive arrangements before his death to be laid to rest in a plexiglass casket while straddling his Harley-Davidson. "This was his dream," said his daughter of the burial arrangements.