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Dear Carol: My family immigrated here nearly ten years ago. Our country of origin is a place where caring for parents is the job of the daughter. No one questions it. I have two brothers, who also live here in the community with our parents, yet the fact that our parents need quite a bit of help is ignored by them. My father expects me to jump the minute he needs something, but that’s what he’s used to. My mother knows no other way, so I don’t blame her. 

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