Stories tagged: siblings
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 10:01 p.m.
After 65 years, siblings reunited
Kootenai County man reunited with sister – 65 years after their last connection.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
She tried to save her sister’s life. But there was no happy ending.
Marrow: A Love Story” is Elizabeth Lesser’s account of how she was given the great “gift” of being a perfect match for the bone marrow transplant that, once the cancer …
Sun., Feb. 1, 2015
Doug Clark: Hug from father to son waited a lifetime
The father and child reunion took place Jan. 7 inside a modest apartment in Independence, Missouri. Richard A. Hodge, 72, a retired Spokane photographer, had come to finally meet the …
Sat., Oct. 11, 2014, 3:42 a.m.
Iraqi Yazidi girl tells of captivity in IS group
MAQLUBA, Iraq (AP) — The young Yazidi girl rocked apprehensively as she described the ordeal that took her from her family, snatched from her home by militants in Iraq, then …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2012, 4:59 a.m.
Obama sister, brother-in-law: They haven’t changed
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michelle Obama’s brother says the first lady was reluctant to enter politics, but she is thriving as ‘mom-in-chief.’ Craig Robinson tells NBC’s “Today” his sister wanted …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2011
Sisters hope to share value of giving back with family
Captain Kyle Smith of Spokane’s Salvation Army has nicknamed Sheila Geraghty and her sister, Brigid Krause, the “Charity Geraghty Sisters.” Geraghty is the business administrator for the Salvation Army. Krause …
Mon., March 29, 2010
Serious consequences when parents favor one child
As a young boy, Jesse Brown got a canvas-covered red wagon unlike anything else seen in the entire northeast Detroit neighborhood where he grew up. Clearly, he was special. Years …
Sun., July 26, 2009
The power of siblings
If a brother or sister is organizing a family reunion this summer, go. Connecting with siblings can improve your mental and physical health, especially as you age. Alan Mikkelson, a …
Sun., July 26, 2009
Roundup: What research says about only children
Studies show that children raised with siblings reap physical and emotional health advantages all through their lives. Does that mean only-children miss out? Not at all. Parents just have to …
Mon., Feb. 16, 2009
Kids are having to double up in bedrooms
With the economy and housing market in a slump, some growing families are making do with the space they’ve got instead of moving to a bigger home. That means their …