Personal Essay: What Family Means To Me?

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This essay made me do a lot of thinking about what family meant to me. There were a lot of words that came to mind but I came to the conclusion of only a few. There are SO many different definitions of family, love, support, etc. Not many of those definitions fit mine exactly but they do include some things I would say. In order for me to have a solid foundation for my essay, I did a little research on other people’s definition of family and saw how they would describe it. Things such as, how they would describe their family and what words do they associate with family. There were many areas in this paper where I used specific details to support my claim. There were areas in my paper where I had a little difficulty explaining things but once I thought about it more, ideas came to my mind. I listed those ideas and singled out the ones I wanted to use then I put them into logical sentences. I can’t make this cover letter as
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According to Dictionary.com, family means a group of persons who form a household under one head, including parents, children, and servants. According to Google family means, all the descendants of a common ancestor. As one can see, there are many different meanings to family. To me family means support, dysfunctional, love, and friendships. Family is the most important influence on a child’s life. Children always depend on their mother, father, or both to support them. Family is supposed to support each other because they want them to succeed and excel in life. Having a supportive family is always a great feeling. You may have a lot or a little support but if it’s from family it makes you feel good. To know that someone is “rooting” for you makes you want to push yourself harder to achieve your dreams. A lot of people do not have supportive
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