Chinese torch paper iPhones, banknotes to please dead

April 4, 2015 7:14 PM

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BEIJING — As Americans hunt Easter eggs Sunday, people in China will burn banknotes from hell and torch iPhones to please dead relatives.

Each year, China's Tomb Sweeping Festival sparks creative moves by entrepreneurs trying to cash in on the tradition of honoring the deceased and giving them a comfortable afterlife. Made from paper and foil, the fake phones and other items sell for just cents or a couple dollars at street stalls and...

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