New York paupers’ cemetery opens to mourners for first time

Grable walks off the ferry to Hart's Island with Hunt in New York

It takes a mere 10 minutes by boat to navigate to New York City’s Hart Island, one of the United States’ largest paupers’ cemetery. Grable, 64, was one of a few dozen mourners who for the first time walked across the barren island on Sunday. For years, city rules confined mourners to a small memorial gazebo, furnished with a few benches and tucked away on an island’s corner.

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