step-child

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step-child

A child of a step-parent who assumed the parental role through marriage to one of the child's original (usually biological) parents. Most commonly, the step-parent is the second spouse of one of the child's biological parents. My step-children come to visit their father and me every other weekend.
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The Queen went home quite satisfied, and thought she had got rid of her step-children; but the girl had not run to meet her with her brothers, and she knew nothing of her.
She is survived by her children: Kathy Reiss (significant other, Scott Barringer), Decatur; Darin (Rebecca) Reiss, Blue Mound; Carla (Roger) Alderton, Lexington; step-children: Michelle (Rich) Schaub, Warrenton, VA; Jackie Mueller, Central Illinois; Mark Mueller, Central Illinois; 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
CARBERRY Henry (Harry) On Saturday 16th February, Harry, much loved husband and dad, passed away peacefully at the Alexandra Unit, Dumfries Infirmary, with Margaret, his beloved wife by his side, leaving his ever loving step-children, loving brother and family.
It also considers what rights cohabitants should have regarding succession, and whether step-children should have the same inheritance rights as biological or adopted children.
Caitlyn Jenner has admitted that she feels lonely despite having six biological kids and four step-children.
The rest are treated like the step-children of a lesser god.
Summary: Caitlyn is no longer in contact with her step-children
Greatly missed by all his Step-children and Grandchildren.
Bill is survived by his wife, Martha Bachman; step-children, Brett Smith and Marisa Sargent; grandson, Gregory Smith; great-granddaughters, Brooklyn and Arabella Smith; his brother, Gary D.
Ferrell plays nervy-but-nice Brad whose life of domestic bliss with his new wife and two step-children is shattered when the kids' biological father arrives.
Ferrell plays the nervy-butnice Brad who's life of domestic bliss with his new wife and two step-children is shattered when the kids' biological father arrives.
Joyce (Cahill) Carlow Smith, 89, died Sunday, March 22nd at the Life Care Center in Auburn.She leaves a daughter, Deborah Carlow of Millbury; a son, Dennis Carlow and his wife, Jeanine of Nebraska; three step-children, Scott R.
In the investigation that was conducted by the Family and Juvenile Prosecution, and from the statements of the sister and two housemaids, it became clear that the defendant had been abusing her step-children, the victim in particular.
In 1963 she married again to Mr Clifford Rowley and has three step-children from her second marriage.
Mandela has also set aside a part of his fortune for his personal staff, the governing ANC and several schools, giving away 300,000 dollars to each of his biological and step-children.