7th Heaven

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One TV show that has meaning to me within the show is "7th Heaven." The show is based on the lives of a preacher, his wife, and seven children. The show, "7th Heaven," started when I was in 6th grade, in 1999, and I hardly ever miss an episode. Each episode holds a life lesson that everyone can connect with in some way. "7th Heaven" has captured the hearts of television audiences with its witty, charming and heartwarming stories and has been praised for providing high-quality entertainment for all ages. Chronicling the many complex problems of growing up in the world today, the young adults on "7th Heaven" are exposed to issues ranging from dating crises to teen suicide, sibling rivalry to gang violence. With seven children ranging in age from early twenties to toddlers, parents Eric and Annie are constantly trying to keep up with all of life's changes. As minister in the fictional suburban town of Glen Oak, California, Eric has his hands full juggling his own family crises and helping members of the community. Adding to Eric's balancing act, Annie questions her role as a wife and mother and attempts to redefine who she is by pursuing a career. They have little time for themselves, but they still manage to keep their romance alive. Together, they're ready to face any challenge that comes their way on the roller coaster ride known as parenting. In past seasons, storylines touched on such poignant topics as the Holocaust, hate crimes, drug use, vandalism, drinking and driving, teen pregnancy and homelessness.

Lucy, the third oldest in the family, both reinforces and challenges our belief that a child of a pastor should act morally and ethically only because society thinks she is the daughter of a pastor. She is a straight "A" student and does not cause many problems for the family. She is the most popular girl in her school and was voted prom queen by her classmates. Lucy has many friends and is always the talk of the boys at the cafeteria table. She...
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