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Wedding Anniversary Random Acts of Kindness

One of our members started a tradition in Widowed Village that you're invited to participate in. Join eliana in marking your wedding anniversary by performing Random Acts of Kindness (RAKs).

If you're inspired to participate, please RSVP on the event page with the number of acts you will complete in honor of your special day.  

Here's a  link to the event:  Wedding Anniversary RAKs

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Please add your special dates to our new Forum discussions to honor and recognize your wedding anniversaries, birthdays, dates of your loss. We currently have them posted for July, August & September and will add the following months as they approach.  Click month to go to that page:     JULY    AUGUST    SEPTEMBER

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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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Sad One commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"Hello Joey62244, I know its hard everyday and especially anniversaries of some sort. Times to reflect. Times to honor that special loved one. Trying to make sense of it all through the fogginess. Sending you hugs and peace."
14 minutes ago
Skylark replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion US: SOUTH - ATLANTIC in the group Connect with others in your area
"I'm from the upstate, South Carolina! Been a widow since July 2014. I'm glad to have finally gotten through all the "firsts". Wendy"
20 minutes ago
Skylark replied to Hayley_A's discussion Where is everyone from?
"I'm from sunny.....AND HOT South Carolina! Born in the Midwest but came to my senses 15 years ago and got down here. Wendy"
28 minutes ago
Sad One commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"Hello Slick, i was not online all weekend, and only just signed in. I did not mean 5children of my own. Although I do have 2 grown children in their late 20's. What i meant was I care for 5 small children, my 2 nieces, 1 nephew, (while their…"
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