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Embracing our families here and in Afghanistan

Have faith —

The dictionary, in its definitions of family, includes “all those descended from a common ancestor.” During my years as a priest I have become acquainted with hundreds and hundreds of families.

Many were happy and united.

Others were devastated by the death of a parent, by illness, financial needs, by alcohol or drugs.

What inspired me was how some families coped with problems.

The family members all joined in caring for an elderly parent or caring for a sick member for whatever reason.

Much depends on everyone according to the family in which they were raised.

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