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Posted by don_socal socal (My Page) on
Sat, Dec 1, 12 at 1:36

Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
Richard Bach

I believe the world is one big family, and we need to help each other.
Jet Li

I don't think anyone has a normal family.
Edward Furlong

When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.
Alex Haley


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RE: quotes 12 - 1

Love those quotes, but I grew up in the "rarely" group of the first quote.


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I look at #1 and believe that even living in the same house, rarely do all grow up under the same roof
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that proves quote #3


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  • Posted by mwheel East. WV-Z.6 (My Page) on
    Sat, Dec 1, 12 at 9:37

What is "normal" for one family may seem completely wacky to another family, so that quote is "spot on".

The Richard Bach quote is true, too, b/c children can live their growing-up years in the same house with the same parents, but birth order makes it different for each of them. I know this from experience: as the oldest of three daughters, more was expected from me, but I also got to do more. Plus, my parents learned what NOT to let my younger sisters do! LOL


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