Editorial: A day to celebrate the idea of family


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Family is an important concept in society. Read more to learn about it!

Melissa Theodorus, Editor-in-Chief

It just so happens that this story will come out on International Day of Families on May 15. This day could inspire you to check up on family members, even a simple phone call is grand gesture.
The symbol of family can be seen almost everywhere, in everything from literature to film, music to photos, and so much more. In society, we tend to love the concept of family and how a group of people have a close relationship with one another. While some define family as a group of people living together, sharing the same ancestors, or always looking out for each other, it’s important to continue to note the real characteristics that make up a family. Typically, a real, true family would display a sense of loyalty, selflessness, love, care, and concern for each other.
Of course, all families don’t look exactly the same. They’ve got different traditions, beliefs, and secret recipes – whether it be in the kitchen or for life in general. While there are many out there who don’t have a family, building those strong connections with other people can also become called a family.
With everything that we’ve experienced in this past year, it is especially important to spend time and cherish family members. This special day reminds us of that and to celebrate the idea of family. Families can do great things together, and if you don’t believe it, then you should read a few of the new stories under Current Theme. The staff writers have covered stories on many influential families that you might know, as well as some other ideas that have helped shape our view of the importance, challenges and strengths of families.

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