After 92 years, the cost of dying is 500 times the cost of being born
When Dorothy Miller was hospitalized for several days at St. Mary's Medical Center shortly before her death in June from Lou Gehrig's disease, the bill came to about $13,000, her sister said.
When Miller was born -- at the same hospital -- 92 years earlier, the bill her parents received for delivery of the baby and a week's hospitalization came to $27.10.
Her sister, Eileen Cerney, has the bill to prove it.
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