1: Meet Meredith Grey, a talented surgeon with a complicated family history.

2: Meredith's mother, Ellis Grey, was a renowned surgeon plagued by mental illness.

3: Meredith's father, Thatcher Grey, struggled with addiction and a strained relationship with his daughter.

4: Meredith's half-sister, Lexie Grey, followed in her mother's footsteps as a doctor at Seattle Grace.

5: Amelia Shepherd, Meredith's half-sister, also pursued a career in medicine despite her own personal struggles.

6: Meredith's husband, Derek Shepherd, was a neurosurgeon known as "McDreamy" to fans of the show.

7: Together, Meredith and Derek faced numerous challenges, including infertility and life-threatening injuries.

8: After Derek's tragic death, Meredith found love again with Andrew DeLuca, a fellow doctor at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.

9: Through all the ups and downs, Meredith Grey's family remains at the heart of Grey's Anatomy.