Years ago I met the elderly aunt of a friend, who told us about a frightening experience in her childhood.
she was brought up by her aunt and uncle
Female baboons tend to form the tightest bonds with their mothers, aunts , and sisters.
We know that, like her great aunts, she never married though she had many aunts and uncles who gave her 17 cousins.
There is a great loyalty to one's immediate family and even beyond - to uncles, aunts , cousins, nieces and nephews.
We spent our summers at our tiny pool or at the beach along the Caspian Sea with aunts , uncles and cousins.
I have one sister and both of my parents are only children, so there are no aunts , uncles or cousins.
When a man goes to prison, wives, sisters, mothers and aunts often work to keep the family together.
Not just the immediate family, but including all my aunts , uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews.
I'm from a small, low-key family with no aunts , uncles or cousins.