Family : A Family Is A Part Of A Family

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A family is a group of parents and/or children living in a household together. Some people define family as those related in blood. Some consider non-relatives family. Some claim to have no family. How do you define family? When you’re in kindergarten, most of your teachers start off the year by asking you to tell them your favorite animals, your favorite color, how many people are in your family, or how many siblings you have. Being under the age of seven, most answer with “My family consists of my mom, my dad, my brother, and my sister.” When you’re asked in middle school, you might give the same answer. In high school, the answer starts to change, from “I have five in my family.”, to “I have three people in my family.”. Things happen, people change, bonds are broken, and families fall apart. Not all families fall apart in brutal ways, some people just quit talking. The bond could have been there when you were kids, but since growing into adulthood it could change. When I was seven, I would tell you my three brothers were my best-friends. I would tell you my mom was my favorite person. I’d tell you my dad was my hero. Expect, when you’re seven, you only know family, as the people you live with, and the people you share blood with. Families aren’t all connected by blood. I know there is a million people that will fight and argue that blood is thicker than water until they are blue in the face. But I am one of the people who believe that blood does not matter. I have

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