Essay on Family : Family And Family

1814 Words Nov 4th, 2015 8 Pages
A.) Family: Two or more people who consider themselves related by blood, marriage, or adoption. Family is a word used often in this video. Family can be made up of a lot of different scenarios. Blood, adoption, or now days it can even be a tightly knit group of friends. Family has become a loose word, one that does not have to mean the people who raised you. Family can mean a bunch of different groups as well. First group is “actual family,” the second group is “friend family,” the third group is “foster family,” and so on and so forth. Family in this video was used to describe the adopted children. The adopted children had a family before they were put up for adoption, then they had a family in the foster system, and lastly the people who went to China to adopt the children was their final family(hopefully). As we saw, when the family went to see their foster parents, the foster parents were overjoyed to see them. They still considered the children a part of their family, even though the child was a part of a new family now. Family is different no matter where you go, different values and beliefs, but the universal definition of family is whomever they considers themself related to one another. Since the parents consider the Chinese girls related to them, they are apart of their family. Even though a family can look different in any house you walk into, everyone has a family. Some people have pets as their family, some are blood through and through, some adopt, etc.…

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