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How To Plan The (Nearly) Perfect Family Reunion

Dianne Harman | Posted 08.16.2014 | 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 07.31.2014 | 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.

107-Year-Old Flees Syria, Reunites With 20 Family Members In Germany

AP | Posted 03.19.2014 | Impact

BERLIN (AP) — A 107-year-old woman who fled the conflict in Syria has arrived in Germany to be reunited with her family, including her newborn great...

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...

WATCH: Dad Reunited With Sons After Decades Apart

Posted 06.14.2013 | Divorce

Marcial Verdejo had no contact with his children for nearly 20 years. But now, a fire has reunited the once homeless man with his sons. Verdejo was...

Wu-Tang Clan Returns With A New Song

Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment

Fire up the grill with another possible "song of the summer" selection, as Wu-Tang Clan is back with a new track from their upcoming album "A Better T...

A Chance Reunion: Friends Discover That They Are Actually Brothers

Sarah Medina | Posted 11.28.2012 | Good News

What began as another summer day at the pool turned into a surprising family reunion for two Missouri boys. In June this year, Isaac Pettet-Nolting...

How To Pick The Perfect Family Vacation (INFOGRAPHIC)

FlipKey | Posted 01.28.2013 | Travel
FlipKey

Stop pulling your hair out trying to pick your next family vacation. Every family is different, so before you start planning your next trip, we wanted to start you off on the right foot.

'Hoarding: Buried Alive': Cancer-Stricken Man Reunited With Children

Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

Gary is a long-time hoarder who hasn't seen his children in more than 20 years. The latest "Hoarding: Buried Alive" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on TLC) showed th...

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

How The West Was Won: 'First 85' Family Reunion Celebrates Black Pioneers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.11.2012 | Black Voices

Histories of the Civil War and the mid-19th century mineral rush abound. But what happened shortly thereafter, when newly freed African Americans soug...

PHOTOS: Family Travel In Myrtle Beach

Home Away | Posted 10.07.2012 | Travel
Home Away

Miles of beachfront make up the Grand Strand, but it's adorable attractions like Captain Hook's Adventure Golf, House of Blues and Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede that set it apart from other East Coast beach towns.

Our Family Reunion Theme: 'Fear Factor'!

Deseret News | Linda and Richard Eyre | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living

You might think that we are going to be telling you how fearful it is to get 42 people together in the same spot at a family reunion at Bear Lake, hop...

A Colombian Family's Annual Camping Reunion

Claudia Castillo | Posted 09.19.2012 | Latino Voices
Claudia Castillo

I really hope you enjoyed learning a little bit about my Colombian family and our breakfast cooking traditions. To all of the Colombians out there, Feliz Dia de la Independencia!

One Family's American Dream

Ilene Angel | Posted 09.17.2012 | New York
Ilene Angel

What is distinctly American is that we are defined not only by what we make of ourselves in the modern world, but by where we came from.

'Coming Home': Daughter Gets 'The Best Surprise Ever!'

Posted 07.12.2012 | TV

Matt Rogers and the "Coming Home" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on Lifetime) team staged a surprise family reunion in Watertown, New York Wednesday night. Unbe...

Soldier Disguises Himself As A Mascot For 'Coming Home' Surprise

Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

A soldier's homecoming is almost a sacred moment for his or her family. On "Coming Home" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on Lifetime), cameras and viewers at home g...

'Alcatraz' Finale: Family Reunion Leads To Shocking Death

Posted 05.26.2012 | TV

There were plenty of tantalizing answers left when "Alcatraz" (Mon., 8 p.m. ET on Fox) wrapped its first season on Monday night, but the biggest quest...