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I usually do not dabble into labeling groups — good or bad. I’m a product of the politically correct generation brought up on politically correct Disney Channel shows. It’s in my nature. But I will make an exception to my rule today.

In most areas of the world, a “family friend” means exactly what it says: a family friend. To most Southerners; however, a “family friend” means an extension of the family — even ridding of the two words altogether.

For example, I call several of my parents’ friends my aunt or uncle because they treat me like I am their nephew.

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