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25 Most Recent Family Short Stories

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Franklin's Letter (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Franklin Jefferson lets his friends and family know what is going on in their lives by way of an email...
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Free / Libre by alex canton-dutari
Pot belly rebels.....
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Friend of My Heart (In Memory of Kim) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Why is it we try writing the words when the one's we care about are gone, when we had trouble capturing those words in life, but I guess writing has always been a healing form for me, and I know you were a fan, but more than that you believed in me, you were such a gentle giving soul, when you gave,..
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Read excerpt from Friends & Brothers Friends & Brothers by Phil Syphe
This is a short epistolary story written in 2009 for a creative writing class...
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From Three Children To Six!: An Update, by Roberto Sormiento by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Roberto Sormiento, already a proud father to three children, finds himself the father to six more, this time triplets, all boys...
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From Tragedy to Triumph by Tysha Hill-McDougald
As a result of a tragic accident, five children are left parentless but the strength and love of a mother loss never fades...
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Fun by Richard Kallao
thought we could use time to have fun and think on Author's Den too ...... original idea and story................
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Gemini by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
My name is Gemini In Ai Lee Ranessa Sandusky. I am 10 years old, and I have been with my adoptive family since I was just 3 years old. I was born in Japan, near the city of Tokyo. I don't remember much about my life in Japan; but I DO remember how crowded Tokyo was, and I vaguely remember..
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Gemini's Journal, Continued (By Gemini, aged 13 1/2) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Gemini Sandusky enters a new chapter into her online journal...
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Genevieve Voisin's Story by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana writes of a co-worker who is more like her mother than her co-worker. They have been working beside each other for nearly 9 years now; in fact, Genevieve is the one who trained Louisiana in doing her job as a registered nurse...
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Getting the autism diagnosis, the early years by Melinda Delph
August 17, 2007 There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside of you. ~ Maya Angelou ~ This is my experience with autism, the affects it has had on the entire family and how to find joy in the pain. I have been so blessed to be chosen as Nick’s mother. This..
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Getting to know Charlie: Some things we learned while traveling by Linda Settles
More about Charlie..
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Getty-Up by Richard Kallao
when it seems only self doubt is left there is no hope at all, but there is..
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Ghita's Story (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The little girl named Ghita comes to America to join her new mommy and daddy, who have adopted her from an orphanage in India. She is five years old and very shy in temperament, but she is healthy and seemingly free from any problems. The following story is told by her mother, Eileen...
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Ghita's Story: Part One by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A story about a little girl who joins a family in America from India and becomes their adopted daughter. (Heard the name Ghita this morning, while watching a program about adoption, and right away, a story idea started cookin' in my fertile little brain! Enjoy!)..
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Gifts #2 by S Cardin
This is the 2nd in a mini series of short stories (there is 6 in all) of a family and the gifts they plan on giving during Christmas. The 2nd part is told by Taylor. ..
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Giggling With A Grasshopper by Paul Mc Cann
One girls sadness and sorrow turned to peace and joy ...
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Gina: Still Hanging In by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Gina Singleton updates her struggle with Child Welfare Services trying to prove that despite her disability she is a good Mother.....
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Gina: The Fight Continues by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
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Gina: The Story Continues by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Gina's story continues, as she struggles to keep her kids.....
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Ginger Spice Tea by Lisa Shields
It was my good fortune to meet and know some survivors of the Holocaust...this was written in their honor---I will bear witness.....
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Girlie-Boy by Danielle Mundy
Ok, so some of this is artistic license...but it's true for the most part...I had to write a story about a memory for my English 111 class. Since my real memories are kind of too personal to share with a teacher that I barely know...I pieced this together from several memories ;)..
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Given Life, Given Love: The Oederkirk Family Story by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Yet another family I have created. Like the others, they have taken in children with special needs to raise as their own...
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Gloriana's Story: Part Three: Lilyanna Is Here!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The Hughes family of Valdosta, Georgia, has grown by one: their newest child has arrived from China...
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God Doesn't Make Mistakes! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A mother of many special-needs children writes why they are so important to her...
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View Photo of GOD is good! Read excerpt from GOD is good! GOD is good! by Bradley Fralick
This is an update on my son Charlie. How GOD has answered our prayers!..
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God's Cake by John Domino
Please Note: I did not write this one but it's a great story that explains some of the mysteries of life...
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God's Gifts (Part I) by Esteban Martinez
God's gifts are all around us...
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God's Gifts (Part II) by Esteban Martinez
God's gifts are all around us...
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God's Gifts (Part III, ending) by Esteban Martinez
God's gifts are all around us...
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God's Own Time by Linda Murray
I often wondered what it would feel like to hear these simple words...
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God’s Sense of Humor by Lisa Barker
Don't be afraid to ask God for specifics - like comkon sense - when praying for your baby... ======================..
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Read excerpt from Goggles Goggles by Beth Fowler
Goggles is a simple story about complex relationships. A young daughter and her father see more than they want to when they slip on a pair of swimming goggles...
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goin' to billy bob's texas!! :) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana and her family are in Texas; they are going to see Loretta Lynn at Billy Bob's Texas!..
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Going Backwards by Rita Hestand
Facing the divorce of your parents can be traumatic, but learning what love from your family is all about can be a reward. Going Backwards takes you back to childhood memories and good times and what they all meant. Read Going Backwards in The Millennial Milestones: A Celebration o..
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Going Home After Daddy Died by Carl Wayne
Coming Home after Daddy died..
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Golden Retriever Puppy Update by Vena McGrath
Where did that little wuppie go?..
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View Photo of GOLFING WITH MY MOM! Read excerpt from GOLFING WITH MY MOM! GOLFING WITH MY MOM! by Bradley Fralick
This is a story about a time my father went golfing with my mother...
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Gone Fishin' by Lisa Tidrow
GONE FISHIN’ As they walked down the pier David looked down at his son Robbie and felt an overwhelming surge of love flow through him. It was so strong he could almost taste it in his mouth. The wonder of having a child had faded very little in the eight years since Robbie was born. Sure, t..
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Good (And Not So Good!) News (By Barbara, aged 15) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Barbara has heard from her folks, who are now in Alaska...
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View Photo of Good Friends! Read excerpt from Good Friends! Good Friends! by Bradley Fralick
P>This is about some of  my good friends that I have made over the years here and elsewhere.  Peace out man!/P>..
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Good Intentions by Harold Hester
A son grows up in a hurry and a mother gets still more lessons in the way a 16 year old mind works...
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Goodbye To Chipmunk by Kim Schuelke
What God taught us through "a broken down, rusted out chipmunk". ..
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Goon. (Part Thirteen) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Garrett Perkins is home in New Hampshire for Christmas. Image (c) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
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Grace Courage's Story by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Life as seen by a girl with a hearing impairment who lives in Burleson, Texas. She is the oldest of four children, and she is one of two children who were adopted. (She was adopted from Romania when she was small. She has two younger sisters and an adopted baby brother from China.)..
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Grace Mukhtar Hope's Story. (Part Eleven) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
An update on a special little girl and her family. Image (c) 2011, by Karla Dorman...
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View Photo of GRAMPA ROY! Read excerpt from GRAMPA ROY! GRAMPA ROY! by Bradley Fralick
I wrote this story for my wife's grandfather's birthday a coupla years ago...
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Grandchildren Can Be So Much Fun!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Call me a doting grandparent if you will, but I am very proud of my 3 darling grandchildren. I have 2 precious little grandsons, Derick William (just a couple of months old) and LeAndre' Reaux (he is 2); and I have one beautiful little granddaughter by the name of Jamisha Nichelle, who is going on ..
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Grandma by Vivian DeSoto
To Conor and Isaac ..............................................................................
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Grandma H by Sara Cunningham
i seem to write what i know better than what i dont. i changed names because i dont know if i have the right to use anyone's real names..
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