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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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HelensRay replied to soulmate's discussion If you could choose one song to express how you feel after the death of your spouse what would it be?
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"My wife passed away almost a decade ago,i think i have passed the stage of flirting here and there ,i am ready to give a friendship that will lead to a relationship a try,i haven't met anyone yet definitely not doing dating sites either.i hope…"
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going.on.slowly replied to Riley's discussion Tired of grief in the group Widowed in 2016
"I am so glad I opened this up and read it.  I could swear it was me talking.  It will be 3 years February 24 that his life ended suddenly and in so many ways mine did too.  I had no idea that after 3 years I would feel, in many ways,…"
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PhilEC replied to soulmate's discussion If you could choose one song to express how you feel after the death of your spouse what would it be?
"Another one is "The Dance" by Garth Brooks that and "One More Day" by Diamond Rio pretty  much sums up my feelings of loss."
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