Category Archives: Sib Stories

Stories and narratives from siblings.

The Value of Being Part of the Sibling Leadership Network

by Nora Handler This post, written last year, is being shared in honor of Nora’s brother, Patrick, who passed away last year. We celebrate him and celebrate the bond between Nora and her siblings. I am one of eight siblings. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Siblings: Barb and Nick

by Barb Sapharas As a sibling, I learned at an early age that if I could do something, so could Nick-we just had to figure out how. When I turned 16, I drove. Two years later, my brother Jim turned 16 … Continue reading

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Celebrating Siblings: Edward and Jacquelyn

SLN Board Chair Ed O’Neill and his daughter shared their stories about Ed’s sister, Jacquelyn: When we are together, there is never a question that my sister and I are related. We are both quick with a smart/biting responses and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Siblings: the Handler Siblings

by Nora Handler My brother Marty lived with our Mom and his brothers until she passed away.  Our parents realized Marty had some challenges and took him to a neurologist when he was in grade school but he never had … Continue reading

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Celebrating Siblings: the Burke Siblings

Ryan is one of five siblings including Meghan, Jessica, Shane, and Amy. Ryan also has two brothers-in-law: Chad and Chris. Ryan is 23 years old. He is the fourth youngest sibling of the five. Ryan loves ABBA, Broadway shows, and … Continue reading

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