biological family


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biological family

A family related by blood or marriage.

biological family

Social medicine A family related by blood or marriage. See Family, Nuclear family.
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50am) AMERICAN comedian Steve Martin is at his hapless best in this movie playing a dim-witted young white man who is shocked to learn that his black parents are not his biological family.
I was born and raised by the fact that I would never find out who my biological family would be," she said.
Jonathan Hay, who makes a cameo in One Shot, has started working on his reality series The Haymakerabout reuniting with his birth-parents and biological family, whom he has never met, after four decades of being an adoptee with little information about his family roots.
Adoption is an indispensable social good that provides children a home when the ideal, a stable, two-parent biological family, is unavailable,'' said a brief from groups that support biological parenting.
DESCENDANTS of people who were adopted are still blocked from uncovering their biological family tree after a government gaffe torpedoed a new law.
The family had always celebrated their missing daughter's birthday on April 28, and following her remarkable discovery the girl's biological family is planning a festive celebration for her first birthday with them.
He had his biological family but he also had his road family who respected him greatly.
Stallone would play a man who murdered for the family, suspected in the murders of his own biological family, and then turned FBI informant.
Return of the child from the foster family or from the institution to the biological family, i.
At first, the two families kept in contact, but it is unclear what happened after 2005 and why her biological family reportedly lost track of the girl.
Potts, who spoke on behalf of K's biological family, suggested that an Aboriginal advocate for children in care be appointed.
An individual is more likely to experience the disease if they have a biological family member with psoriasis.