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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!

Here are links to each of those pages:

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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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Susan replied to sis's discussion Never Saw Myself In Need Of This Support
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Susan replied to sis's discussion Never Saw Myself In Need Of This Support
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DIVA70 replied to sis's discussion Never Saw Myself In Need Of This Support
"Hi, I too lost my husband of over 47 years in April, 2018. We had actually been together for 50 years total. He did have some medical issues and we had often talked about what either of us should do in the event one of us died. Despite the fact that…"
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