Informal Essay : Family Tradition

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Kaitlin Mabray Informal Essay I have a family tradition every year July 4th. We all know that July 4th is celebrated for Independence day. Others celebrate this holiday differently. Me and my mother reaches out to our close ones in the family, this is because we do not often see our family every year. So we figured July 4th is the special day every year to bring the loved ones and family together. I see my family quite often, our get togetherness are very entertaining. I believe family matters, the way I show others in my life that they actually matter to me is a big blessing. I am committed to making sure that I prepare the time being of this special day. My family get together is taken place in Carrolton Georgia, Carrolton Beach. Me and my mother usually sends letters in the mail or make a phone call a week before our event. My family responds and then we write a list of names of all the family members that can attend. When the actual day comes, I would find a spot in the shade where there are tables because usually it 's really hot out around this time. It 's summer. After finding the spot, me and my mom sets up a grill to grill meats such as hotdogs, hamburgers, chicken, ribs, and more. We also bring a huge cooler of drinks to keep us hydrated. Once the family have arrived we all sit down and talk, share memories, and bless the food and all eat together. When coming out to the beach, me and my cousins would go down and play on the water. My mom, mainly the older

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