Family

  1. Adoption - finding a forever family

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    Video caption: Searching for a home - the "tragedy" of "hard to place" children.

    The government says there’s a growing need to find families to adopt the rising number of children who remain in the care system in England.

  2. Karen's Song - a gift to my dad

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    Video caption: How a community came together to bring a 1960's lullaby back to life.

    Karen Robson contacted BBC Radio Newcastle to ask for help bringing an old recording back to life. The lullaby was written by her father in 1965, when Karen was 9-months-old.

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    Video caption: Grandma's BBC recording discovered for Staffordshire family

    A former BBC Radio Stoke producer finds the recording of Lucy James' "mama" in an old desk.

  4. How to reconnect after lockdown

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    Video caption: As we emerge from lockdown, BBC Ideas has some useful tips for reconnecting with people.

    As we start to emerge from the restrictions we've been living under for months, here's some useful tips for reconnecting with people and building meaningful relationships.

  5. Tracing my family’s stolen ancestors

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    Video caption: Jen Reid traces her family tree and explores the legacies of slavery in the UK.

    The legacies of slavery continue to connect people and places around the world, as Jen Reid discovered when she started researching her family history.

  6. A Mother's Brain

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    Video caption: Melissa Hogenboom explores the hidden forces at play that shape a mother's identity.

    Melissa Hogenboom, BBC science journalist and author, explores the hidden forces at play that shape a mother's identity, biology and physical self.

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    Video caption: Covid in Wales: Maternity visiting rules unfair, says mum

    Leah Lewis-McLernon's husband Michael had to leave 40 minutes after she gave birth to a baby girl.

  8. Trapped between borders

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    Video caption: What next for the thousands of people stuck on the border between Belarus and Poland?

    Thousands of migrants and refugees are trapped on the border between Belarus and Poland. And their future is uncertain. Steve Rosenberg takes us inside one of the camps.