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All Family Short Stories

25 Most Recent Family Short Stories

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View Photo of A Father's Love (story #2 of Emily series) Read excerpt from A Father's Love (story #2 of Emily series) A Father's Love (story #2 of Emily series) by chantal Bellehumeur
Short story published in June 7 2013 issue of The suburban Online Magazine. FREE READ...
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A Final Letter to A Mother by Lawrence Adams
This is now over five years old....I am just now able to deal with sharing it publically...maybe it will help someone else. Christmas Day 1998, brought an end to the twelve year relationship my Birth Mother and I were able to build, despite how strained it was to be. This letter was written..
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A Fisherman's Lesson by robin buehler
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A Forever Family by N.A. Sharpe
Dreams can come true..
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A Forever Family #11: The Goertge Family From New York by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A family in a suburb of New York City opens their heart and home to ten special-needs children from the U.S. and abroad...
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A Forever Family #12: The Mulligans of Nashville, TN. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
I wrote about the Mulligans before in the story entitled "A Family Made Of Miracles". They live across the street from the Sanduskys, and they are all very good friends...
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A Forever Family #13: The Coleman Family of Kennedale, Louisiana by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
This family was first featured in the previous stories, "China Doll: Lana Jaio Mai's Story" and "Just Learn To Love Him: Krithi's Story". The Colemans live in Louisiana, in the city of Kennedale...
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A Forever Family #16: The Ayers Family Story by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A single mother with a limited educational background (hence the style of speech she uses as she writes) takes on the responsibility of raising children from a different race than her own...
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A Forever Family #2: The Porters From Oregon by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
This is yet another family I have created...
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A Forever Family #3: The Yancey Clan by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Yet another family who have taken in special-needs kids into their hearts and home. (They have met the Sandusky family at adoption seminars or at picnics put on by Holt International.)..
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A Forever Family #4: The Diamonds by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A fourth family with special-needs adopted children tell what their life is like since their children came into their lives. The Diamonds live in Memphis, Tennessee...
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A Forever Family #5: The Terwiligers (Last In This Series) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The final story in this series; this time we meet the Terwiligers from Waycross, Georgia. They have 10 special-needs children, 6 of them adopted. In the meantime, I hope you have enjoyed my writes about the Evans, Diamond, Porter, Pearson, and Yancey families, as well as the ones about the ..
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A Forever Family #6: The Breaux Bunch of Louisiana by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Another family I have created. Thought this series was done, but I guess I was wrong! :)..
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A Forever Family #7: The Hamiltons of California by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A story about a very special family in California. They have 8 special-needs children; all were adopted from Russia...
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A Forever Family #8: The GreyWolf Clan by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A special family in Arizona shares their story. They are Native American Indian...
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A Forever Family #9: The Sandusky Family of Tennessee by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The first family I created, the Sanduskys. Although I have written a lot about them before, I didn't include them in my "Forever Family" series, so it is now their turn. Enjoy! :)..
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A Forever Family: The Evans Family by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
This is a third family I have created. Like the Sandusky and Pearsons, the family has taken in children nobody else wanted, children with serious physical or mental needs. This family lives in Columbus, Ohio. (As with the previous two families, this family is entirely of my imagination.)..
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A Gift for Mr. Krump by Shannon Rouchelle
A heart-warming tale about the true meaning of Christmas. ..
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A Gift My Father Left Behind by Randy Kadish
My father often disappointed me, but today, as I look back, I now see he left me something I'll cherish to my dying day...
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A gift of love that was 10 years in the making by Tuchy (Carl) Palmieri
The story describes one of the ways that dad showed mom his love...
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A Glimpse of Death; A Glimpse of Regret by susie harrison
A daughter watches her father nearly die and in an instant his life flashes before her eyes and she prays and weeps with guilt of pain she caused...
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A Glimpse of Heaven by Amy Potts
Erika takes a visit and sees her grandfather if only in her dreams.....
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A God Thing by Michelle Mills
Pointing me toward home.....
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A Good Day to Die? by Janeen Robichaud
After searching for nearly twenty-four hours it appeared he may have been lost forever. The not knowing what happened to him was the hardest part. Was he dead? Or was he still alive? Was he lying in a ditch, bleeding? Finally the call came in. A kind woman had found him...on the side o..
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A Healing Place: The Diamond Family Story by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A family in Memphis, Tennessee, shares their story and what has been up with their lives...
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A Holiday Cheer by Richard Kallao
original..
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A Home For Hisako Part Five by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Hisako is growing in leaps and bounds and is becoming quite the little charmer. A few weeks and our little girl will be starting preschool she is doing well enjoying life, just being the little girl she is. ..
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A Home For Hisako Part Three by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I am so glad we have little Hisako now, I can not carry children of my own, but Hisako is as much ours as if we gave birth to her. Our little girl has both Chett and I wrapped around her little fingers, she is surrounded by love. ..
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A Home For Hisako: Part Two by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Hisako is learning and growing. Chett and I are proud of her. She is a regular little chatter box now, and we are grateful for that. ..
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A Hope to Embrace by Linda Settles
Please find the first section to this writing under My Articles: Family Matters..
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A Journey Home: Aaquila's Story Part Three by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I am proud of Aaquila and so proud to be her Mom, her forever Mom. We love her unconditionally and the fact that she can not walk well does not change that. I can not understand how some people can judge others by what they can or can not do, instead of just loving the child. ..
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A Kick in the ------ by Richard Kallao
original..
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A Kick in the Head by Richard Kallao
original..
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A KId's Museum Day by Odin Roark
There are some memories that rear up once in a while and won’t leave you alone. So, a little flash fiction to assuage the itch...
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A lesson from a guy I know by Ayesha van Staaden
Just one of the many people who changed my life..
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A Lesson Taught by Richard Kallao
original..
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A Letter For Jenna Aurora From Louisiana (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana Sandusky continues her letter to Jenna Aurora Whitson, her friend in Alaska...
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A Letter From Jenna Aurora...(Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Jenna Aurora Whitson writes her Tennessee friend a letter after Louisiana writes to her...
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A Letter From Wyndi Storm Piestala by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana gets a happy email from her friend in Arizona...
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A Letter of a Frustrated Mother to Her Drug Addicted Son by Carole Piller
A disheartened mother writes a letter to her drug-addicted son who has spent half of his adult life in and out of jail and on drugs. She expresses her most recent frustration with his choice of lifestyle and effects that it has on their family...
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A Lesson Learned by Debra Stiles, The Original Mister
You can't trick the Land of All. Read about the little freckled face boy and how he thought he could. Dear Reader, I hope you have read the short story, The Land of All. If not I suggest you read about the Land of All and come back to this little tale. Adventure’s in the Land of ..
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A Letter for Julie by Josephine Bohen
I remember, the day you were born. Grandma and Grandpa were over for dinner and Mom’s water broke. There was a scramble for towels. I knew it was okay, I don’t remember feeling panicked, but could feel the embarrassment Mom had over Grandma and Grandpa being there, like she did something wrong. I..
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A Letter From Dwerlina Sandusky, Louisiana's Daughter by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Dwerlina Sandusky, in from Lafayette, Louisiana, updates her mother's friends about how she did during her back surgery. She is relieved to say that all went well for her mother, and she is now resting comfortably in the Intensive Care ward...
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A Letter To B.J. In Florida: Louisiana Writes... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana, still busy trying to catch up on unanswered emails, writes to her friend in Florida...
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A Letter To Diane From Louisiana... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana answers her Texas friend's email...
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A Letter To Diane: Louie Writes... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana emails her friend in Del Rio, Texas, just before she clocks out of work for the day...
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A Letter To Ginger Elyse From Louisiana Sandusky... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana Sandusky in Tennessee writes a quickie e-mail before storms arrive. (Nashville, Tennessee, is currently under a tornado watch and storms are on the move.)..
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A Letter To Jenna Aurora From Louie Wth Love by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana responds to her friend's letter. Her friend in Alaska lives in Anchorage...
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A Letter To Jenna Aurora From Louisiana...(Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana writes her friend in Alaska a letter after Jenna writes her a lengthy letter...
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A Letter To Kendra From M'Buti (Letter #2) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
M'Buti Sormiento writes her second letter to Louisiana Sandusky's friend in Soulsbysville, California...
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