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We'll be here for you on the Holidays

We'll be hanging out in the Chat Room on Thanksgiving ... and Christmas ... and New Years Eve ... for those who want to pop in. The holidays can be hard, whether it's your first one without your love or years out. So if you're needing an understanding ear to share part of your day with, please join us in the Widowed Village Chat Room. 

Thanksgiving Chat

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Davy commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 70s
"These Holidays alone really do hit home in every way possible."
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Soaring Spirits replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion EUROPE in the group Connect with others in your area
"Thank you, Catx ... the title of that discussion has been changed to what you suggested."
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Hawky commented on flannery's blog post Death Is Not a Catalyst For Positive Change- So Please Shut-Up Already
"Flannery, I read this because I saw the title and knew I would like it. I'm at my 5 week mark tomorrow, and already those type of people are driving me crazy. I too think it is crazy to think that this would turn anyone into a person that is so…"
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Doug02122014 commented on mbmlmw21069's blog post The Weight of a Day
"mbmlmw21069, First of all, my condolences to your friend and his family. This has to be just awful for them. They got lucky to have a friend like you to lean on. You said it perfectly "I didn't need words all the time. Sometimes, just a…"
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