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family

Traditionally, people who are related by blood or marriage. The term can mean many different things depending on the circumstances. Most statutes have a section devoted to “definitions” that will tell you the intended definition of words used in the law. For example, the concept of what constitutes a family may be important in zoning cases for single-family housing or apartment restrictions against non-family members living in the apartment with the tenant.

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The implications from this study are that pregnant mothers need to eat a well balanced diet because they may be affecting the future health of their daughters and granddaughters," says de Assis.
Rosalind is pleased to announce the birth of her 5th granddaughter, Amelie Rose, to Sarah (Doyle) and Dave, sister for Layla Mae.
All the more reason to make sure her granddaughter was safe.
Elizabeth Keenan, 47, panicked when her granddaughter, also three, went missing on a family holiday at Craig Tara holiday park, Ayrshire.
The granddaughter Tamar is given a package after the death of her grandfather, which leads her on a quest to discover the truth about what happened in Holland so long ago.
and know that my granddaughter will always have a place
2) Sarah Lee Guthrie (she's Woody's granddaughter and Arlo's daughter) and Johnny Irion sing together Aug.
Legend has it that long ago a medicine man's granddaughter fell ill with a mysterious affliction.
This past February on Gianna's first birthday, Nick was very ill, but still took the time to write his granddaughter a special letter.
Finally there is Nikki Alexander, Violet's granddaughter.
The Voodoo Queen warned playboy attorney Craig Thibodeaux not to play with the affections of her granddaughter or else she will curse him.
A Shropshire grandmother has been crowned the nation's best grandparent for her outstanding care of her sick granddaughter.