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a woman who evokes the feelings usually reserved for a mother

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Summary: Three orphaned tiger cubs have found an unusual mother figure - a white Swiss Shepherd dog, called Tallim.
He takes to the podium once again as the remaining housemates gather in the living room for the final time, before announcing who the public have crowned their champion EASTENDERS BBC1, 8pm Shirley was a great mother figure to Ben and Jay, until she learned that one of them killed her best mate, but her relationship with her own kids has always been a bit more strained.
Mother Figure of the Year Terms: To nominate your mum please include a recent pic and tell us why your mum should win your nominated category.
The notion of celebrating the mother figure dates back as far as the 1st century AD when first records document a celebration of the Ancient Egyptians towards their collective god, Isis, the Mother of pharaohs.
Taken in by supervisor and sometime surrogate mother figure, Raquel, Evie is sensible, feisty and determined to make her own way in a restricted life at the IPAC (International Paranormal Containment Agency).
Living in a refuge he's taken on the role of mother figure and he has tried to ensure the cubs have bonded into a group that can protect its territory and acquire hunting skills.
John Lee Hancock's film triumphs in the way it reveals Michael's bonding with the Touhys -- particularly Leigh Anne Touhy ( Sandra), who becomes a mother figure to the teenager.
Seen by many as something of a mother figure to the UK movie industry, Ross has been behind numerous successful box office draws and had a huge say in funding and nurturing some of the UK's most critically-acclaimed, edgy and popular films over the past few years.
He also describes the practice of harassing women outside the engineering school, and considers the notion of gender suffering, the alternate concept of a traditional mother figure, and the role of divorce.
The jury heard earlier that Walsh, who dated a string of older women, had been more likely to form romantic attachments to older women because he was looking for an alternative mother figure.
A MIDLAND care home worker has been jailed for a string of sex attacks on a vulnerable girl who saw her as a mother figure.
Alice is compassionate and caring, the strong mother figure that Steffie craves.
The author also uses New Testament texts to show Mary as a royal mother figure.
For Catholics, and even some non-Catholics, she has become a champion of causes and pursuits both spiritual and social, a mother figure for Mexico and the Americas -- both Tonantzin, the mother-God of the Aztecs, and Mary, the mother of Jesus.
She became Britain's longest serving lavatory attendant and became a mother figure to hundreds of prostitutes who used the convenience.