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COVID-19 is Creating a New Generation of Young Widows

They shouldn’t have to endure the stigma of being suddenly single in a world that favors couples

Despite the belief that widowhood hits older women, the average age that a wife becomes a widow in the United States is 59, according to the census bureau — an age that seems awfully young although perhaps not all…

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Vicki Larson

Vicki Larson

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Award-winning journalist, author of “Not Too Old For That: How Women are Changing the Story of Aging,” coauthor of “The New I Do,” mom