Call for Submissions: Widows Coming Back

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Aug. 31 2009 2:23 PM

Call for Submissions: Widows Coming Back


In her post about Vicki Kennedy on Your Comeback , Emma Gilbey Keller notes that roughly 700,000 women in the United States lose their husbands each year. If you're a widow and you'd like to share your story about adjusting to a new life, e-mail


Photograph of Vicki Kennedy by Chris Hondros/Getty Images.

Jessica Grose is a frequent Slate contributor and the author of the novel Sad Desk Salad. Follow her on Twitter.

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