Professional mourners are becoming more popular throughout the world. The practice is exactly what it sounds like: hiring actors to come to a funeral and pretend to care. Many will argue that it is wrong to profit from funerals and people who are grieving. It can also seem distasteful to trick other attendees and family members by ‘manufacturing’ emotions at a funeral. Think what you may, professional mourning is a now a source of employment. We spoke to 21 year old, Daniel Ochieng , a professional mourner from Migori county, to find out what it’s like to have a job that seems too ridiculous to be true.