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Family Reunion

Not Again! Yet Another United States' Plan To Support International Adoption

Frank Ligtvoet | Posted 07.18.2016 | Politics
Frank Ligtvoet

Can Klobuchar and Blunt for one time, just for one time inform themselves about international adoption as it plays out in the real world and not on the happy stage as it is set up and decorated by saviors, believers, deceivers, legal and illegal business people.

Elizabeth Bartholet and Her Personal Civil Right in Adoption

Frank Ligtvoet | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics
Frank Ligtvoet

I don't think we are able to abolish international adoption at this moment completely, but we have to be honest about the goals of social interventions in other countries.

The Benefits of Staying Connected (or Re-Connecting) With Old Friends & Family Members

Carol Morgan | Posted 02.24.2016 | Women
Carol Morgan

People have always been important to me. In other words, I am the type of person who truly, deeply cares about others. And I don't fake it. But, even ...

Travel to Connect: Los Angeles, Tucson and Sicily

Tara Fass | Posted 01.15.2016 | Travel
Tara Fass

Vintage La Brasca family photo in Sicily beckons Why do we travel? If you believe travel contributes to personal growth then you may grok with the...

How To Get Through The Holidays Without Losing Your Mind

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 11.18.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dr. Gail Gross

When confronted with family, resist the temptation to drink alcohol in order calm your nerves. On the contrary, too much alcohol will reduce your inhibitions and allow you to say and do something you may be sorry for.

9 Fail-Safe Ways To Host A Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Jessica Barrett | Posted 11.17.2015 | Comedy
Jessica Barrett

Thanksgiving is hands down one of my favorite holidays of the year, quite honestly because of the food, but also because... never mind, it's because of the food. For those brave enough to invite your entire family to be in the same house together for an entire day, I'd like to offer some advice.

Extinguish and Evolve

Lisa Pullen Kent | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Pullen Kent

"Mom, do you have a pencil and paper I can have?" Haley, my 10-year-old asked as we watched the ring-tailed lemurs leap from tree to tree at the San ...

Korean Families Divided By War Reunite -- For A Brief Time

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.20.2015 | World

Ahn Yoon-joon has waited more than 65 years for the moment when he’ll finally get to look his two sisters in the eye -- and tell them that he’s so...

Black Family Faces Racial Slurs And Threats During Family Reunion

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.04.2015 | Black Voices

Kanisha Allen, 27, and her family had to end their family reunion at Rollins Lake in Nevada County, Sacramento early after becoming victims of what th...

Family Reunion

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.13.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Trend Alert: Mega Reunions

Dana Holmes | Posted 07.06.2016 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

I'm not saying that family reunions are something new but they are transforming into something huge that families across America are getting in on. Mega reunions.

World's Largest Family Reunion: Genealogy or Preen-ealogy?

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 06.01.2016 | Fifty
Megan Smolenyak

Here's my deepest concern about the Global Family Reunion: Has the marketing of it been so successful that we're in danger of changing the definition of genealogy? The interest in famous cousins has always been there, but has its prominence in the GFR's PR campaign been such that many will think that's the whole point?

Siblings Who Were Both Abandoned At Birth Have Emotional First Meeting

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.12.2014 | Good News

These siblings shared an incredible reunion that would result in a precious connection. Janet Barnicoat, who lives in Hesperia, California, had be...

Creating Reality on Oprah: Finding My Famous Birth Dad and Aunt and Sharing the First Piece of Our Story

Kellee Maize | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment
Kellee Maize

I used to dream of being on Oprah, where she would help me find my birth mother and father. I never wrote her a letter or anything, but I imagined it.

How To Plan The (Nearly) Perfect Family Reunion

Dianne Harman | Posted 10.16.2014 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

I remember when it started. A year and a half ago my husband walked into my office and said, 'Guess what? My brother just e-mailed me and he thought it would be a great idea if we had another family reunion. What do you think? They're looking at some place in California.'

Dear Family Whisperer: You Can't Go Home but You Can Grow Up -- Here's How

Melinda Blau | Posted 09.30.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

With grandparents staying active and healthy longer, many families are trying to figure out how to have stress-free three-generation gatherings.

It's Entirely Possible That Your Spouse Is Also Your Cousin

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living

You fall in love. You tie the knot. And then you find out you’re related to your spouse. A.J. Jacobs, an author and Esquire Editor at Large, joi...

6 Tips for Planning the Perfect Family Reunion

Home Away | Posted 09.14.2014 | Travel
Home Away

Family reunions have been gaining in popularity for the past several decades and show no sign of slowing.

Four Family Reunion Themes to Make Time with Your Relatives a Pleasure

Home Away | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
Home Away

For families spread out across the country who aren't able to get together under one roof very often, reunions are well worth the effort they take to organize. It may seem like a daunting task at the offset, but the memories you'll create are invaluable.

An Only Adopted Child, Woman Finds Four Siblings

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Arlene Nisson Lassin

Not all adoptees grow up with a feeling of disconnectedness and loneliness, but Debbie Siegel Leonardo often felt that way as she was growing up in the 1960s in the northeast section of Philadelphia.

WATCH: This Elephant Family Reunion Might Be Better Than Your Family Reunion

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.10.2013 | Good News

At Addo Elephant Park in South Africa, a lucky viewer captured the magical moment when baby and mother reunited with father and older sibling. Joan Yo...

WATCH: 10 Senior Siblings Living Life To The Fullest

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.09.2013 | Fifty

Art Kutchinski, 82, feels fortunate to be surrounded by his family. But this is no ordinary reunion. Art has nine happy and healthy siblings, ranging ...

'Aging Is Still An Amorphous Concept'

Rachel Adelson | Posted 11.05.2013 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

Did you notice anything interesting about 'aging' this summer in the people you saw or the places you stayed? Did it make you want to make any changes to your home when you got back? How do you deal with discomfort about aging?

The Family Reunion

Charlie Nelms, Ed.D. | Posted 11.03.2013 | Black Voices
Charlie Nelms, Ed.D.

The Anderson-Stokes clan had its beginning in the late 1880s in the Mississippi Delta, amid the mosquito-infested bottom lands created by the unpredicted flooding of the Mississippi River.

WATCH: Woman Reunited With Family Who Thought She Was Dead For Three Decades

Posted 08.07.2013 | Good News

In 1981, Betty Lukich moved from Maine to Arizona after a messy divorce. She left behind 12 siblings and four children, who eventually began believ...