There is no one-size-fits-all family. Your family is the group of people who are important to your well-being. They might be related to you biologically, legally (through adoption or marriage), or emotionally (through affection, dependence, obligation, or cooperation).
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Genetic Alliance; Genzyme. How Do I Talk to My Family About Gaucher? Washington (DC): Genetic Alliance; 2010. What is Family?