"The Gesture Worth a Thousand Words" by Tracy Young for Oprah Magazine. Four sisters from a family that wasn't big on hugging figure out how to ask for, and give, the comfort they longed for as kids. After their mother died, the author and her three younger sisters began what would become a tradition, an annual get-together, just the four of them, to talk about what happened growing up. Eventually, their reunions became less of a conversation and more of an adventure. Click the pic to read more.