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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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sunshinesoon replied to Elizarahana's discussion Husband recently passed in the group Widowed in 2018
"Hi Elizarahana.  My husband passed September 12 from cancer as well.  I also have a 4 year old son and find taking care of him very difficult at times.  How are you doing?"
8 hours ago
sunshinesoon commented on sunshinesoon's blog post Treading water
"@MidnightBear I guess what you wrote is probably true.  In this time when there is an extreme feeling of loneliness, anger and emptiness you want someone to be able to relieve or stop those feelings and it's just not possible. On a side…"
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MidnightBear (Tony) commented on sunshinesoon's blog post Treading water
"In defense to some extent to the friends and family who don't say the right things, that is largely because there isn't a right thing to say.  While many of us here get it to some extent, we can't feel your exact grief or your…"
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chef (John) commented on only1sue's blog post Nobody loves me
"Hugs, Sue. I agree with you 100%. Strange how things can affect us years after the initial shock. John"
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