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News from Soaring Spirits

We have a new Forum discussion called "News from Soaring Spirits" where we'll add news or resources we don't want you to miss. Here's a link to it:

We're still seeking survey participants, so if you haven't completed yours yet, please do!  Any widowed person can participate, they do not have to be a part of Soaring Spirits programs. If you'd please share, share, share...we'd be very grateful and the information we collect will be powerful!

Michele's video:

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Suzy B replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hi there. My name is Suzy B and I became a widow recently. My husband Darrell disappeared on June 15th of this year, one day before our 25th anniversary. His remains were found 10 weeks later in a field about 2 miles south of our house. We…"
3 hours ago
Suzy B posted a discussion

Fighting the Life Insurance company

Hello. I am brand new here. My issue has less to do with coming to terms with becoming a widow than it does with just the survival of me and my children. My husband left the house on June 15, the day before our 25th anniversary. He called a friend…See More
4 hours ago
Beth replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion OCTOBER Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days
"Tomorrow - October 5th - will be 5 years since I lost my love Michael Ray suddenly, 5 years.. how can it be?  Seems like yesterday and also seems so long ago.  I'm not sure yet what I'll do other than light candles for…"
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BEC replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion OCTOBER Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days
"Thank you Steve"
5 hours ago


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