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One fun family: Staff and ensemble members of Theatre B in Fargo play out a holiday dysfunctional family scene. In the scene are: Mary Cochran as the grandma, David Wintersteen as the uncle, Scott and Lori Horvik as the parents, Alie Farren as the pet lover, Rosa Jacobs and Blaine Edwards as hipsters, and Linka Wintersteen, left, and Missy Teeters as the cousins. Dave Wallis / The Forum

Surviving the holidays

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FARGO - The holidays, though a cherished time with loved ones, can also be a stressful time.

While there is plenty of blood-pressure-raising traditions this time of year, one of the main contributing factors is our family - our wonderful, dysfunctional, sometimes maddening family.


Whether it's an uncle, cousin or in-law, there are many different types of family members with many different types of personalities that stress us out every year.

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