Combine each of the following pairs of sentences using either a comma and a coordinating conjunction or a semicolon, a conjunctive adverb, and a comma. Add or delete words as necessary.

 

  1. Although the reality show follows the lives of Bruce and Kris Jenner’s combined family, most of the episodes focus on the three oldest daughters – Kourtney, Kim, and Khloé Kardashian.
  2. While Bruce Jenner was famous for breaking the world record and winning a gold medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Olympics, his sons from a previous marriage, Brandon and Brody, have also appeared on their own reality shows.
  3. Although the Kardashians’ father, the late attorney Robert Kardashian, was famous for representing O. J. Simpson, his daughters gained recognition as American socialites.
  4. Even though Kim came into the national spotlight in 2007 after a sex- tape scandal and resulting Playboy appearance, the Kardashian fame grew into a profitable reality series.
  5. The show not only depicts the daily routine of the Kardashians but also spin-off shows feature Kourtney, Kim, and Khloé’s attempts to build their line of fashion boutiques.
  6. The Kardashians’ behavior at first seemed outrageous but they are a loving family.
  7. Although the Kardashians squabble like typical siblings, Kris, the mother, holds the family together.
  8. Despite Kim’s $ 10 million wedding to pro basketball player Kris Humphries in 2011 was seen by an estimated 10.5 million viewers, the marriage lasted only 72 days.

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