10 Weird Facts You Never Knew About Death

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Your body is filled with bacteria—good and bad. When you die, the bacteria starts chowing down and eating the body from the inside out, starting with the intestines. Then, bacteria on the skin start decomposing the body from the outside in. It happens because when we die, our immune system does as well (obviously), which is why the bacteria is able to attack the body.