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The Index Family Member

- The index family member is Daveon, who is a heterosexual African American male. Daveon is currently a college student and track athlete at his local community college with no sort of occupation. The family members that reside within the home of Daveon are Sarah, Kiara and Kiara’s daughter Maya. Daveon’s family is going to through the post-divorce stage. In addition, both of Daveon’s parents Sarah and James have no close ties with one another and have become the head of their own household. Sarah is a heterosexual African American woman, who has only a high school education....   [tags: Family, African American, High school, Education]

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My Family As A Family Member And An Individual

- My family, on my mother’s side, does not only consist of my mother and brother, but it also includes a large extended family. I come from a large African American family that moved from the south to California. My maternal grandmother had 11 children, and each child/sibling had at least two children. Therefore, I grew up with a lot of noise and very little privacy. This was both frustrating and important at the same time. During the stages of late adolescence, 14 – 18, it was the time when I began to understand my own identity as a family member and an individual....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Erik Erikson, Cousin]

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The Impact of Disability on a Family Member

- As certainly as intellectual disability has an influence on the individual as well as society in basic, it likewise has an influence on families. The attributes of households differ substantially; therefore too can the possible impact of intellectual disability on a family member. (Taylor, Brady & Richards, p. 209, 2005). I interviewed Ms. Nikki Gorman on October 3rd and October 10th, an Intervention Specialist at Holmes Resident Intermediate school who teaches exactly what is termed as the "MH Device" (individual communications)....   [tags: education, learning differences]

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Caring For A Family Member

- Caring for a family member should never be viewed as a burden. As a caregiver, you are responsible for their safety, food preparation, administering medicine, housekeeping, emotional support, and performing personal tasks such as toileting and bathing. It would be awkward to bathe a loved one, but it is a job that must be done. You have to put your feelings aside for the well-being of your family member. If it is awkward for you, then I am sure it would be just as awkward for your family member....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Alzheimer's disease]

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The Unexpected Loss of a Family Member

- Our family was never close but we didn’t care. Nobody thought one day things might be different. All of that changed on September 20, 2014 when a hostile argument ended with the death of both my aunt and uncle. For years their marriage was falling apart. My aunt was very materialistic and wanted my cousins to have whatever they asked for but in reality my uncle knew it was impossible financially for them to achieve this. He would try to explain this to her but it usually led to arguments where she would then threaten to leave him so in the end she got her way which led to their vast debt....   [tags: essay about my family]

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Use Of Herbs For A Family Member Recover From An Illness

- As a little girl, I have heard my parent’s whisper to each other about different ailments they could use to help a family member recover from an illness, such as upset stomach or a fever. At first, typical over the counter medication are used, but other alternatives are used, such as herbs. The problem, at least in my family, is that only one of my parents hold a strong belief in the remedial powers of herbs. That one believer is my mother. My mother’s name is Tavita, she grew up Catholic and she identifies as Hispanic....   [tags: Family, Mother, Mexico, Father]

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I Am A Family Member Or Close Friend

- For this assignment I answered the 20 questions and found eight that identified me as a family member or close friend. I replied to the “I am” question with I am a mother, a grandmother, an aunt, a sister, a cousin, a fiancée, a friend and a neighbor. My family and friends are important to me so I was not surprised I had chosen to include them in several choices. I also included that I am a college student, having never attended high school, college was intimidating and I am proud of my accomplishments so far....   [tags: Family, Interpersonal relationship, Mother]

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The Importance of Family in McCullers' The Member of the Wedding

- The Importance of Family in McCullers' The Member of the Wedding "I don't need my mother or my father anymore. I am a teenager, who needs them. I can definitely live on my own." Carson McCullers wrote a novel, The Member of the Wedding (1946), which put a twelve-year-old girl, Frankie, in the situation of leaving her family and hometown. After last year, her best friend moved away and she was left alone. She used to be very popular and hung out in all of the clubhouses around town. Now, she was not invited to any of them....   [tags: McCullers Member of the Wedding]

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Loss of a Family Member, and Its Effects on the Family

- Kenji Miyazawa once said, “we must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey”. This quote applies to loss in the fact that when we face a loss we must continue our lives and use the loss to make us stronger. The loss of a family member is always hard to deal with and it affects everyone differently. Some people are open about their feelings and others bottle them up. The loss of a family member does not always refer to a death, but can also refer to an emotional or physical distance put between two people....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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A Story About A Drunk Family Member At A Party Or Family Reunion

- We all, probably, have a story involving a drunk family member at a party or family reunion. Let’s just say my family has plenty. My uncle on my dad’s side of the family loves his tequila and brings his own bottle(s) to any family gathering. The particular family gathering you are about to hear about happened when I was about five years old. I can remember bits and pieces of the event in question but, the main part of the story happened past my bedtime. It was spring and, it was my stepmom’s birthday....   [tags: Family, Mother, Stepfamily, Father]

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