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Video Conferencing Brings Fragmented Families Closer

Video conferencing brings families together

Video conferencing brings families together

Video conferencing has helped many families of divorce cope with the struggles of staying connected while living apart. A recent article in the Huffington Post details how Utah resident Michael Gough worried that his ex-wife’s relocation to Wisconsin would hinder his parental involvement. He sought to have the right to video conference with his daughter and as a result Utah was the first state to pass legislation for virtual visitation in 2004. Since then, Wisconsin, Florida, Texas and North Carolina have all passed similar legislation.

“With video conferencing, I was able to read bedtime stories, help her with her homework and even watch her open up a present,” said Gough.

How has video conferencing brought you closer to family and friends?

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