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A flat board on which a corpse was laid out when the body was on view in the home. Such boards were mostly used in the South.
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The narrator later views her body on the cooling board
at the morgue, attends her funeral and returns to his home in a state of depression.
He's also a published playwright whose latest work, The Cooling Board
, will be presented in Philadelphia in September.
The compact unit is capable of cooling boards
dissipating up to 70 watts per slot, and features local and remote monitoring capabilities via RS232 ports for temperature and voltage levels.