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    My family extended subsystem when I was growing up included my grandmother on my parent’s side. My mother’s mom helped care for my sisters and I growing up. My grandmother was always there to help my mom taking some stress off of her. Growing up we would go to my grandmother’s house every Sunday. It was when she passed away that we stopped seeing my mom’s side of the family as frequently. My father’s mom lives in Massachusetts we see her on holidays and family functions along with the rest of my…

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    asked what my role in my family is, the first thing that comes to mind is that I am the glue that holds my family together. I have been there for each and every one of my family members despite any bad situations that may have come between us. Despite my parents being separated, I have maintained a strong relationship with my mother and my brother. And although my father and I are not close, he has held a major role in shaping me into the person I am today. Throughout my time with my family, I…

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    Close Relationship History Essay 1 Family is an important element in the society nowadays, and it represents the largest amount of households. After people become mature and independent, they leave the original family where they grow up. Then they build their own families with or within marriage, and married couples or single people will continue to choose if they want to have children or not. When parents become older, they will have grandchildren. So this circle continues from generations to…

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    April 12, 2017 Today I am going to talk about my family and our cultural and ethnic background. My mother is Irish, Sicilian, and Austrian. She was born in Chicago. My grandmother has the same ethnic background as my mother, and was also born in Chicago. My Grandfather is not my mother’s biological father; thus, his ethnic and cultural background are different from my mother’s. He is Swedish, Polish, and was born in Illinois. My Father is Irish, English, and Luxembourg he was also…

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    same friends. My parents divorced when I was five years old. Two homes, two separate lives, and both were completely different experiences. At one home I was happy, I had friends and a dog. The other house it was just my father and I, no friends or contact with the outside world. Growing up as a child of divorce many things have left lasting effects on me such as issues with myself, problems between my father and I, and the separation of myself and my paternal family. When I was five my parents…

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    Family Interview Throughout the semester, I have been very excited about this paper and jumped at the opportunity to interview my older sister, Michelle. Our family is a little unconventional, but I would not change it for the world. My sister and I both have the same father, but different mothers due to divorce and remarriage. Interestingly enough, my sister is thirteen years older than me, causing us to spend most of our lives at different points and milestones. Within recent years, we have…

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    Family History My family comes from a mexican background. My grandma’s name from my mom’s side is named Victoria. She was born in San Andres Timilpan, Mexico . She was a housewife who took care of her five daughters and three sons. My mom lost contact with every single one of them and has never heard from any of her family since then. My grandpa who is from my mom’s side as well also came from San Andres Timilpan, Mexico. He worked as a pyrotechnician , which is someone who makes fireworks. He…

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    implemented along with my inquiry question, “what makes my family a family”, by giving students another lens to explore what makes their family different from other families. While the focus on this specific lesson is more on identifying characteristics of “places”, ideally, a further lesson would be implemented to expound on the idea that people (or families) shape the characteristic of the environment they live in. Following this would be another lesson that focuses on how different families…

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    rules to follow wasn’t unheard of with my family. There was always a way to behavior with friends/family, at school, at home and out in the street. Often I found myself getting into trouble because I didn 't listen and also the fact that I always found some kind of way to slipping out of having to doing something that I knew I was supposed to do. But out of all the people in my family my mom was the strictest. When expectations set high, not meaning them meant my siblings and I typical had a…

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    My family does not conform to the images, ideals, and myths of past American families such as the myth of the monolithic family form, the unified family experience, and family consensus. Instead my family can be analyzed from the sociological perspective. Both macro and micro forces have influenced the development and interior dynamics of my family. My parents and two younger siblings (1 brother and 1 sister) make up the nuclear part of my family and they are all biologically related to me. My…

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