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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

Christmas Chat

New Years Eve Chat

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barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hi, everyone! May your Thanksgiving Day be full of warm memories. Remember those loving feelings. I know this is a difficult (almost impossible) day for some of you. I was there a couple years ago. Life gets much better and happier as the sad…"
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Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I was watching TV this morning. The widow said "I do not mourn his loss, I rejoice in the life we had together". I wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving with happy memrories."
1 hour ago
pipin commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"Thinking of you all on your special day. I am sure you all have wonderful memories of this day,"
1 hour ago

Soaring Spirits commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Thanksgiving peace to everyone. I'll be hanging around the Chat Room today if anyone is needing a little conversation.  It's just me ... so there could be times it takes a minute to respond ... like now, I need to make some coffee!"
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