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Where are those Regional Groups located?

Have you wondered if there's a Soaring Spirits Regional Social Group located near you?  Well there are a few ways to find out.  You can enter your city or zip code in the event search box on the Soaring Spirits web site to see what is close, you can take a look at the list we have here in Widowed Village or you can search the Widowed Village events listing. We have new groups starting up throughout the year, so keep watching!

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We welcome your feedback and are happy to answer any questions you may have.  You can reach us by email at [email protected] or by posting a comment in the Help Forum here in Widowed Village.

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Miss Em (Emma) commented on MidnightBear (Tony)'s blog post A Year and A Day...
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Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I have to add to this thread.  For the first few years I felt dead inside.  I had to keep reminding myself to breathe.  By the next few years, I felt as if I was drugged and just going through the motions.  The next few years I…"
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Melissa commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
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