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Newcomers Chat - Wednesday, December 2

Are you new to the Village?  Do you have any questions?  Have you tried the Chat Room?  Join Tanya & Dianne in the Chat Room this Wednesday, December 2nd, from 9-10pm Eastern/6-7pm Pacific to ask any questions you may have and get acquainted with the regular chatters.

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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 or by posting a comment in the Help Forum here in Widowed Village.

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Soaring Spirits replied to Hayley_A's discussion Where is everyone from?
"Jim - That map is no longer there.  When we updated this website earlier this year that map was removed since it was not working well. "
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Jim replied to Hayley_A's discussion Where is everyone from?
"Diane.  Am going to follow your instructions to see if I can find a map "just under the photo"...hmm...hope I can find it.  All I see are Update my Profile, Check My Privacy, Change Notify, Settings, and All members.  Do not…"
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lnickles34 (LaShunda) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 80s
"Hello onmyown. Unfortunately I do not have friends and family to talk about this stuff. I tried with a friend and the conversation went left. It is hard for anyone to understand what I am going through because they have never faced this. I can…"
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YoYo24 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Was your relationship less than perfect?
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