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We'll be here for you on the Holidays

We'll be hanging out in the Chat Room on Thanksgiving ... and Christmas ... and New Years Eve ... for those who want to pop in. The holidays can be hard, whether it's your first one without your love or years out. So if you're needing an understanding ear to share part of your day with, please join us in the Widowed Village Chat Room. 

Thanksgiving Chat

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Gaining Strength commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hawky, At first I could only remember the dreaded event. I had few memories of our 33 year marriage. As time passed, the memories became more balanced. I think that this is normal. Years ago I had a work friend whose 6 year old daughter died of…"
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david1980 replied to Hope's discussion Things you do or don't do that help you get throught the tough days
"Hi Dianne, great that she in LV, and I am sure her performances are done well. I was in LV a few years back, and you have a beautiful city. We were there around Christmas, my daughter loved it and wants me to take her back. My favorite was the Pawn…"
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baranik commented on Soaring Spirits's group More Than One Loss (Multiple Losses)
"Thanks to everyone for your encouragement. I really like the Lady Gaga song.I work 2 jobs to support my family so I cannot respond quickly. Also to be honest it is difficult to talk about the losses because its like opening up an old wound.  At…"
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