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Prof. Brian Larkin comments on extravagant Ghanaian funerals

In The New York Times, anthropology professor Brian Larkin is quoted in an article about the New York Ghanaian community's over-the-top funerals.  From the article:

"In Ghana, “the most significant cost you’re going to incur in your life is not going to be your wedding — it’s going to be your funeral,” said Brian Larkin, a Barnard College anthropology professor who studies West African culture."