Essay on Is Togetherness A Important Ingredient For Family Life?

1070 Words Oct 16th, 2016 5 Pages
Each year 12.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer. That means millions of families are impacted by the disease and 7.6 million of them are impacted by the death of it. My family happened to be one of those families that were impacted by it.

I often pictured my family as this big beautiful bow, and the knot that strongly held it together was my Grandma Sandy and Grandpa Earl. My Grandparents have (spouses included): 14 Children, 29 Grandchildren, and 20 Great Grandchildren. As Barbara Bush said “I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life”. And that 's what my family was together, no matter where you were or what you were doing, it was just known to be together. All very close, everybody supported everybody in anything, It seemed as if there were always a sports thing, dance recital, dinner at their house every night (mondays were little caesars pizza night), or we were having some type of family gathering, from holidays‒ (Halloween in particular was the best...Chili and trick or treating every year and my grandma would "inspect" our candy and keeping the "bad" ones), parties, & Barbeques too. My grandparents never missed anything.

They moved into their first home on the lane in 1959. “When they had their first child in 1960 from that day forward their home always had kids under their roof from their own, to cousins, to grandchildren, and everyone 's friends. I don 't think they EVER NEVER [sic] turned a kid away…” -Suzy Buckner. For 47…

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