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Reunion revival: Black family vacations are all relative
''In here, I am not a star. I am one member of an extraordinary family,'' she said. ``And this is no regular meeting. It's an extraordinary reunion.''
Was it ever. The three-day Fisher Family Reunion 2005, held Labor Day weekend, included three gospel performances, two moving speeches (including a resounding tribute to the institution of family), a sightseeing excursion, a gourmet candlelight dinner and a Saturday night R&B dance that jammed into Sunday morning.
Spectacular? For sure. Unique? Not really. During the same weekend, 21 other major African-American family shindigs were taking place around the Peachtree City, according to the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau.
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