Defining Family : My Family

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Defining Family
My family consist of three people that live in my household. My mother, Janette who is 43 years old African American woman. She has a high school diploma and took some classes at Joliet Junior College, but she drop out because she couldn’t handle it. She works at a warehouse whom she is the team leader and since her income is what supports this family it would put my family in the lower income bracket. My older brother, Dionte who is 26 years old African American man. He has a high school diploma and took some college courses, but dropped out because he felt like school wasn’t for him, so he spend most of his time on the computer where he run his own business, which does not make him anymore and smoke Marijuana. Lastly my younger sister Danielle, who is a 20 year old African American woman. She has a high school diploma and is currently at Joliet Junior College and finishing up her last couple semester before graduating with two college degrees.
My family subsystems is that concerning education that me and my sister can ask for anything from my mother. My mother wants us to have a better life than what she have and knows that an education is the only way out. My mother, also can ask me and my sister for help too. When my mother was struggling with the bills it was my sister and I that help her out by giving her part of our paycheck. My brother usually ask my sister and I for stuff because my mother will not help him because she thinks that he is too old to be…

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