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Rick : I'd like to introduce my family. My name is Rick Robinson. I'm 30 years old and I'm a dentist. I met my wife Ann in college. Ann is a part-time interpreter. We got married right after we finished school and have a son and a daughter now. Our son's name is Benny and our daughter is Emily. They get along very well. Unlike most boys, Benny is quiet. He spends time doodling. His sister Emily is very outgoing and active. Sometimes they visit their grandparents, that is, my wife's parents. My father-in-law Tom is 65 but doesn't look his age. He and my mother-in-law Lucy love gardening. They often work in their backyard. My grandfather Ben's a retired sales representative. He's 81 but healthy. My grandmother is 80. Her name's Jade. Grandma enjoys cooking. My grandparents have three children. My father is the oldest child in the family. His name's Joe. He's outgoing and friendly. My mother's name is Rose. She is a grade school teacher. My parents met in high school. My older sister Lisa was born a year after they got married. Lisa is a 32-year-old single mother and runs a day-care center. My niece Jenny is 5 years old, and my nephew Scott, who's now 2 years old, is a naughty boy. Uncle Henry is my father's younger brother. My Aunt Amy is his wife. Uncle Henry just loves sports, espcially basketball, but Aunt Amy doesn't. She enjoys singing, though. My cousin Helen, 18 years old, is their only child. She's studying in college. Helen is creative and easy-going. She wants to be a fashion designer. That's why she has so much to talk with Aunt Betty. Aunt Betty, my father's younger sister, is single. She is a model. Our neighbors say she's the prettiest lady in the neighborhood. It seems that she has never changed since the first day she started modeling. Want to know how she is? "It's a secret," she says, of course.