Family Medicine pp 1697-1701 | Cite as

Family Functioning

  • Lynn P. Carmichael
  • Joan S. Carmichael


The young and recently married Beiter couple emigrated to the United States from a Caribbean island just prior to the first World War. The Beiters were merchants, and their business flourished. Over the years, seven children were born. After World War II, the couple and four of their children moved to Florida and opened a southern branch of the family business. All seven children and several of their spouses were employed in the enterprise, and it is currently managed and owned by family members.


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  • Lynn P. Carmichael
  • Joan S. Carmichael

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