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Chapter II East is a non-sectarian, non-denominational support group of widows and widowers designed to help those who have recently lost their spouse.
Social Security benefits - paid to disabled workers, disabled widows and widowers and some disabled adults – totaled $11.4 billion per month nationwide up from $6.1 billion just a decade ago, according to a recent analysis by 24/7 Wall Street.
The couple had been plagued with nasty comments from online users who were critical of their decision to get married less than a year and a half after Oswalt became a widower.
Nashville CMT, 9 ET/PT The musical series is moving on after the death of Rayna (Connie Britton) earlier this season, and now her widower Deacon (Charles Esten) is feeling pressure to do the same in this latest episode.
Since abandoning his plan to migrate with his daughter to the United States, Mr. Fuentes, a widower, has not found work here in the violent northern city of Choloma or in nearby San Pedro Sula.
J.K. Simmons stars as a grieving widower alongside Julie Delpy and Josh Wiggins in Kurt Voelker’s tightly focused feature.
Brendan Cox, the widower of the slain British parliamentarian Jo Cox, said both the far-right and Islamic extremists are propelled by polarization.
An elderly widower and his young son finally find work tending a large farm's cows.
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Origin and Etymology of widower
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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: a man whose wife has died
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