News Reflection #3

News Reflection #3 - Michelle Riesenfeld Professor Felix...

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Michelle Riesenfeld Professor Felix Elwert Sociology 120 TA: Yun Cho December 6, 2011 News Reflection #3 “In Caregiving, Bond Is Often More Important Than Blood” By: Leslie Mann November 30, 2011 The Chicago Tribune When Brad and Shelly Repike’s older neighbor, Bill, got lung cancer, the couple, like many caregivers, helped care for Bill up until his death, despite the fact that they were not blood related to him, further reconfirming the results of a study that proved that “quality of relationship” is more important than family ties. However this does not coincide with the laws that exist in 30 states that claim that family alone is supposed to take care of its members, showing that these laws have not evolved to match the changing definition of family, in which nonfamily caregivers still possess valuable relationships with one another. “Family Hopes State Enables More International Adoptions” By: Manya A. Brachear November 24, 2011 The Chicago Tribune Carolyn and Kiel Twietmeyer are the parents of fourteen children, including six adopted
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