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October 26th, 2006
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My brother Hart's funeral

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From:mofic
Date:October 27th, 2006 02:10 pm (UTC)
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Dividing families doesn't just affect the primary players...it's got a pervasive trickle-down effect that continues for generations.

Yes, that's my greatest fear. My sibs and I have 8 children among us. Four of us are parents - Hart and one other sister were not. Of the four of us with kids, 3 are banned. Our kids all know their cousins, but my other brother's kids have been raised to think they had none on his father's side. I wrote and suggested recently (maybe about a year and a half ago) that my brother and sister-in-law let their kids know their cousins, but they rebuffed that. I sent them a picture of all the cousins at Winnipeg Beach (from the family reunion - I guess the Outcast Family Reunion - this past summer) just a couple of months ago. They didn't write back.
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From:libgirl
Date:October 27th, 2006 05:21 pm (UTC)
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It's beyond my understanding why people would cut off family and even if you accept the premise that the banned people did something to deserve it (which I don't) what could their children have possibly done?

I'm sorry...The only thing I can say is that secrets like that never stay secret forever....

~hugs~
Jess
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