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Carol E added a discussion to the group Born in the 40s or Earlier

40 years

I'm new to this group. I lost my wonderful husband suddenly Jan. 23 2019. I can't believe it's been a year and it is still so painful. He was my partner and the person I could trust and count on.  It's been so painful, and I'm not looking forward to…See More
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Carol E updated their profile
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NishaAmanda commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2020
"I can't believe I started my year as a widow, I spent my first and last vacation with my beloved husband for the year from January 4th to 6th. He took his last breath in my arms while I was screaming on the phone with 911. Oh what a nightmare…"
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NishaAmanda replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"My name is Nisha  and I'm 41 years old. My husband Herman was only 37 when he passed away suddenly on January 6th 2020 at the Holiday inn express in Biddeford Maine. We got married in Florida in 2018 and it was a whirlwind romance. We…"
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