George went on a vacation to the Middle East with most of his family
including his mother-in-law.
During their vacation and while they were visiting Jerusalem.George's
With the death certificate in hand, George went to the American
Consulate Office to make arrangements to send the body back to the
States for proper burial.
The Consul, after hearing of the death of the mother-in-law told
George that the sending of a body back to the States for burial is very,
very expensive. It could cost as much as $5,000.00.
The Consul continues, in most cases the person responsible for the
remains normally decides to bury the body here. This would only cost
George thinks for some time and answers, "I don't care how much it
will cost to send the body back; that's what I want to do,"
The Consul, after hearing this, says "You must have loved your
mother-in-law very much considering the difference in price."
"No, it's not that," says George. "You see, I know of a case many
years ago of a person that was buried here in Jerusalem. On the third
day he arose from the dead! I just can't take that chance."