A Chinese student has stunned family and friends by holding her own funeral while she's alive to see 'what people think of her' and to 'enjoy it'. Zeng Jia paid for a full service along with flowers, photographers that was attended by mourners who walked past her while she was in a coffin.
The 22-year-old spent an hour lying in the casket with a Hello Kitty doll on her chest before getting up to join in at her own wake. Click to read more.
Zeng said: "It struck me that people spend all that time and effort on someone when they are gone and they cannot appreciate it.
Zeng, giving a speech at her wake said, "I wanted to see what people would think of me so I decided to hold my funeral while I could enjoy it."
She hired a team of cosmetic artists who specialise in making the dead look more lifelike to make her body look more convincing.
She added: "Experiencing death has made me appreciate life more keenly."