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A Family Reunion

July 20, 2006 06:41 PM 1
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A Family Reunion

Beau Arceneaux was 15 months old when he was kidnapped by his father and taken from Louisiana to live in Austin, Texas. Years later, as he visited a chat room on the Internet, a couple of people became curious about this boy who had no contact with his mother. So they informed the police. In December 1995, the FBI showed up at Beau’s home to tell him his mother had been searching for him for the past 12 years. On December 20, mother and son were joyfully reunited.

Have you ever been separated from your family? If you have ever been apart from your family for any length of time, you know how difficult it is. I was apart from my wife and child during my last semester of university while I was studying in England. I was thousands of miles away, living in a foreign country, knowing I would not see them for months. It wasn’t easy.

John also had been separated from his family. Dianne, his wife of 40 years, and his two sons had been sent back to the land of England while he returned to Germany to lead the country to freedom. With that challenge behind him, John was ready to be reunited with his loved ones—and his father-in-Law was gracious enough to bring this about. You can imagine what a joyful reunion it was.

We all need to spend adequate time with our families which should be quality time. Ask yourself whether you have been doing that during the past months or too busy with HR issues of your company. If so, take remedial measures during this weekend before you regret.