Family Bonds
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During the course of our lives, we all will have some sort of relationship. Some will be with friends, co-workers, and classmates and of course, family. Which ever it may be, we all will endure some type of formal bond. In this essay, I will discuss family bonds and how they help people to grow. Every since the beginning of time, families have been around. Families are the backbones to a lot of people. To myself, my family is the world. It all began with my grandparents. My grandparents have been there for every event in my life. My fondest memory of the relationship with my grandparents is when they taught me how to ride my very first bike. It was a fall afternoon in the mid- eighties. I was ready, wearing a helmet, kneepads, and even chin guards. My bike was bright pink with pink and white streamers. As they began to teach me how to ride my bike, I got frightened. This was something very new to me. We began to practice and practice and finally I started getting the hang of it. This episode in my life was very memorable because someone important to me took time to show me how to do something that would be with me forever. Another way that family has had an impact on my life is by guiding me through the ups and downs of life. We never know what life is going to throw our way. There are all the good times, but as always, the bad soon follows. Some good and bad experiences in my life were the birth of a baby and missing out on time with loved ones. First of all, was the birth of my baby cousin. Born on January 2, 2000, was an eight-pound baby boy. Everyone adored him and thought he was "as precious as a diamond.” After he was brought home from the hospital things tool a toll for the worst. He began to look pale and was not eating like normal. He was soon taken to the hospital and we found out that he indeed had a medical problem. Tests were done and he was actually close to dying. During that t


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