Camp Widow: Where we share tears, laughs over lost loved ones

Being a widow can feel like being the Bee Girl.

I’m talking about that little tutu-wearing girl dressed like a bumble bee in Blind Melon’s “No Rain” video. She’s tap-dancing her little heart out in her little yellow and black outfit, but she’s rejected by a world not sure what to do with her general bee-ness. No one gets her, until she discovers a group of other tutu-wearing, dancing people who take her in joyously. She doesn’t have to explain herself, because everybody there already understands. She’s free to be herself, in all her bright, tap-dancing glory, because she’s found her tribe.

Camp Widow’s a lot like that.

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