When you think you have seen it all, you stumble upon more oddities. Could you ever imagine that people get paid for crying at funerals.
Before now, I was of the notion that funerals are sad events and people tend to cry by reflex. Losing a loved one is no small thing.
Well, as it seems, I am wrong, as some women get pad to cry at funerals of people they never met.
Professional mourners in Ghana make a living by attending the funerals of strangers.
Below is a video of professional mourners in Ghana who make a living by attending the funerals of strangers to cry.
Speaking with BBC Africa, one of the women named Ami Dokli, said they decided to go into the crying business after they became widows following the death of their husbands.
According to her, they charge based on how ceremonious the burial is being celebrated.
Watch the video below.
What do you think?