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11th Aug '17 1:05:58 PM DaibhidC
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* In ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' the Grand Trunk Semaphore Company was founded by Robert Dearheart, before getting taken over by a ruthless consortium fronted by Reacher Gilt. As of ''Discworld/RaisingSteam'', the Trunk is run by Adora Belle Dearheart.

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* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'':
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In ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' the Grand Trunk Semaphore Company was founded by Robert Dearheart, before getting taken over by a ruthless consortium fronted by Reacher Gilt. As of ''Discworld/RaisingSteam'', the Trunk is run by Adora Belle Dearheart.
** Several books feature the Boffo Joke and Novelty Company, run by Mrs Proust and her sons Jack and Derek.
** The Royal Bank of Ankh-Morpork has been in the hands (some might say "clutches") of the Lavish family - and at the mercy of [[BigScrewedUpFamily their eternal petty feuding with each other]] - for generations, until Mrs Topsy Lavish dies, leaving [[PetHeir her shares to the dog]], and her dog to Moist von Lipwig.
11th Aug '17 12:46:08 PM DaibhidC
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* In ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' the Grand Trunk Semaphore Company was founded by Robert Dearheart, before getting taken over by a ruthless consortium fronted by Reacher Gilt. As of ''Discworld/RaisingSteam'', the Trunk is run by Adora Belle Dearheart.
22nd Jun '17 3:32:23 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* In ''Anime/DigimonTamers'', Takato's family owns a bakery while Juri's own a tavern. Juri is implied to help her father out once in a while, as she tells Takato [[spoiler: when she's dragged away by {{orochi}}]] that she's used to deal with drunkards.

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* In ''Anime/DigimonTamers'', Takato's family owns a bakery while Juri's own a tavern. Juri Takato is implied to help her father out seen helping his parents once in a while, as while and it's implied that Juri does it too, since she tells Takato [[spoiler: when she's dragged away by {{orochi}}]] that she's used to deal with drunkards.




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* In ''Manga/DetectiveConan'', [[WorldsStrongestMan Makoto]] [[TallDarkAndHandsome Kyougoku]]'s family owns a popular beach resort in the Izu coast. In between travelling thtorugh the world in katate competitions, Makoto helps out his parents by waitressing whenever he comes home. In fact, that's how he's introduced.
22nd Jun '17 3:22:10 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* ''Series/{{Oshin}}'':
** Oshin's second work is at one of these, led by the Yashiro family. Her BenevolentBoss Kuni treats her like a daughter, and Kuni's eldest granddaughter Kayo becomes Oshin's lifelong friend.
** Oshin woprks hard to build one of these for herself, going from seamstress work to hairdressing to restaurants. In her late years she becomes the well-respected owner of a supermarket chain, with her second son Hitoshi as her NumberTwo.
28th Mar '17 7:24:21 AM Oecchi
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* In ''Anime/YuriOnIce'', Yuri Katsuki's family runs Yu-topia Katsuki, the last remaining hot springs resort in the Kyushu town of Hasetsu. Since the family name "Katsuki" is part of the business' name, it's likely that it's been a family business for a while.
19th Mar '17 9:58:36 AM nombretomado
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* ''NeuroticallyYours'': This is the reason Foamy the Squirrel HATES [=StarSchmucks=] so much. The company has pretty much run smaller, family run coffee places out of business due to their marketing. However, he wouldn't be so bitter if the price wasn't as extravagant and the coffee not tasting like crap.

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* ''NeuroticallyYours'': ''WebAnimation/NeuroticallyYours'': This is the reason Foamy the Squirrel HATES [=StarSchmucks=] so much. The company has pretty much run smaller, family run coffee places out of business due to their marketing. However, he wouldn't be so bitter if the price wasn't as extravagant and the coffee not tasting like crap.
5th Feb '17 1:19:29 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''AuntDimity'' series, the international law firm of Willis and Willis is run in Boston by William Willis Sr. and his son Bill. They contact Lori Shepherd to inform her of Dimity's bequest. Eventually, Lori marries Bill, and he runs the English branch of the firm from an office in Finch.

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* In the ''AuntDimity'' ''Literature/AuntDimity'' series, the international law firm of Willis and Willis is run in Boston by William Willis Sr. and his son Bill. They contact Lori Shepherd to inform her of Dimity's bequest. Eventually, Lori marries Bill, and he runs the English branch of the firm from an office in Finch.
2nd Dec '16 2:04:07 PM Arkhia
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* In ''The Sanctuary Telepath'' the London Three's unnamed network. While it's stated that they don't have a real hierarchy, they are clearly the leaders (and founders) and they manage to be the trope despite not having a single biological connection between the three of them. John and Janine are adopted siblings and Janine is married to James, who is John's best friend.
26th Nov '16 11:52:24 PM sotnosen95
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* ''NeuroticallyYours'': This is the reason Foamy the Squirrel HATES [=StarSchmucks=] so much.The company has pretty much run smaller, family run coffee places out of business due to their marketing. However, he wouldn't be so bitter if the price wasn't as extravagant and the coffee not tasting like crap.

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* ''NeuroticallyYours'': This is the reason Foamy the Squirrel HATES [=StarSchmucks=] so much. The company has pretty much run smaller, family run coffee places out of business due to their marketing. However, he wouldn't be so bitter if the price wasn't as extravagant and the coffee not tasting like crap.


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* In ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'', Tweek's parents own the Tweek Bros. Coffeehouse. [[spoiler: Their coffee actually tastes terrible, but they keep customers coming back by putting meth in it.]]
10th Oct '16 9:09:17 AM erforce
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* Creator/StellanSkarsgard is a very famous Swedish actor, appearing in films such as ''Film/GoodWillHunting'', ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'', ''Film/MammaMia'' and ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean''. He has eight children, seven of whom (His oldest son [[Creator/AlexanderSkarsgard Alexander]] being most famous in the U.S.) have had reasonably successful acting or modeling careers. The one who hasn't? Well, his youngest son, Ossian, is three.
* The Keslensky webcomics are this with a twist -- Rachel began Webcomic/LastRes0rt a few years before her father J.P. started ''Webcomic/BugPudding'', rather than the other way around.

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* Creator/StellanSkarsgard is a very famous Swedish actor, appearing in films such as ''Film/GoodWillHunting'', ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'', ''Film/MammaMia'' and ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean''.''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean''. He has eight children, seven of whom (His oldest son [[Creator/AlexanderSkarsgard Alexander]] being most famous in the U.S.) have had reasonably successful acting or modeling careers. The one who hasn't? Well, his youngest son, Ossian, is three.
* The Keslensky webcomics are this with a twist -- Rachel began Webcomic/LastRes0rt ''Webcomic/LastRes0rt'' a few years before her father J.P. started ''Webcomic/BugPudding'', rather than the other way around.
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