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Kasey Casias Family and Community Defining Family EssayMany people have different beliefs on what creates a family. Some traditional beliefs are that a family is created by a man and woman who have a child. The dictionary defines family as “a basic social unit consisting of parents and their children, considered as a group, whether dwelling together or not.” Now the term parent is tricky for me to talk about with some people. A parent is defined as a father or a mother. With this being said do I believe that a family consists of two parents, a father and a mother? I do not believe that it has to be that way at all. Family to me is much broader, it doesn’t have specific rhyme or rhythm.I have always been taught that family is created by your heart. I consider my best friend to be more of a sister to me seeing as we have known each other since we were six months old. I do have a sister though who is my biological sister and I treat her as a best friend as well. I

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