#13 ..... Thoughts on family in less than 100 words

M Mofokeng has the following to say " A family is a group of people who in most cases live together. They share everything and take care of one another. It's members are either genetically related or legally bound to each other or by marriage. Family isn't always blood it's the people in your life who want you in theirs. The ones who accept you for who your are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile and who would love you no matter what.

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#20 Thoughts on family in less than 100 words

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