As Shawn Johnson sat in a hospital waiting to give birth to her second child, she couldn’t stop thinking about a funeral.
Specifically, a large-scale funeral she was organizing in the coming days.
The 34-year-old owner and president of Shawn Johnson Funeral and Cremation Services said she called her staff every five minutes from the hospital room. She wanted to make sure everything was perfect.
“I’ve always had this thing of, ‘I’m Shawn Johnson,’ ” she said. “If a mistake occurred, they’re not going to say she did it. They’re going to say Shawn Johnson did it.”
Two weeks later, she started visiting the office again. Three weeks after that, she started bringing her newborn, Taraji, along.
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