Mother Claims To Have Preserved Son's Body For 18 Years Using Alcohol

Dec 8, 2004
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In some cultures, it wouldn't be considered strange for a mother to take care of her son for 40 years. However, it might seem a little weird if he were dead for almost two decades.

After Joni Bakaradze died at age 22, his family in the Eurasian country of Georgia decided against interring him, and instead preserved his body as a mummy for 18 years. His mother, Tsiuri Kvaratskhelia, told Georgia News that the decision was made so that her son's child could "see what kind of father he had."

Bakaradze's body has been kept in a coffin with what appears to be a viewing window. Kvaratskhelia told the station that the family at first used traditional methods, including balsam sap, to preserve the body. More recently, she claims to have switched to spirits -- and we're not talking spells and incantations.

"I had a dream once. Somebody was telling me to wake up and start using vodka to care for the body," Kvaratskhelia said in an interview. "I have been using... spirit liquid poultices since then. You must not leave the body without them during [the] night, because it will turn black."

Mummification is perhaps best known as a burial practice of the Ancient Egyptians, but other cultures in South America and Asia have practiced it throughout history.

In 1920, the body of Rosalia Lombardo, a 2-year-old Italian girl who died of the flu, was ordered preserved by her grieving grandfather. Although it began to show some signs of discoloration recently, the girl's body remains remarkably preserved.
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Hmmm I guess I have been self preserving for years...
 

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I hope she drops dead in the hole next to her son and they rot together. Fucking weirdo.
 

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My old man kept a piranha I had as a kid preserved in a baby jar full of alcohol for more than 20 years before he moved. It wasn't exactly in pristine condition, but was still pretty good.
 

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My old man kept a piranha I had as a kid preserved in a baby jar full of alcohol for more than 20 years before he moved. It wasn't exactly in pristine condition, but was still pretty good.
The piranha moved after 20 years??? Freaky.
 

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My old man kept a piranha I had as a kid preserved in a baby jar full of alcohol for more than 20 years before he moved. It wasn't exactly in pristine condition, but was still pretty good.
At one point I owned a ton of shit that was inside a formaldehyde glass... Every time we'd go to FLA I'd get something inside a jar.
Baby shark, piranha, baby croc. It was probably all fake from the tourist rube shops, but I thought it was cool when I was 8

Also, what's the point of this w/o seeing the body and face... Come on