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I Am a Grandfather

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    I Love Being A Grandfather

    Being a Grandfather, or as my youngest grand-daughter calls me, "GranPa", is indeed one of the greatest experiences that I've ever had. I had the blessed childhood experience of having my grandparents living in the same town that I grew up in, and having one grandmother who...
    risenphoenix risenphoenix 66-70, M 4 Responses Feb 27, 2010

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    I Feel Like I'm The Only One Who Ever Exerienced This

    There are other grandfathers, I know it. But nothing is quite like MY pride that I feel to hold my perfect, brand new first grandchild and smell that new baby smell. Something primal about it, success at an animal level to be continuing my genes.  I feel like I'm the only one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 29, 2012

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    Grandsons

    I have four grandsons and and looking forward to spoiling them. Will keep me broke buying motorcycles in a few years .Update there are now five, shows I have not been reading my own post for a couple years.
    teutonicdragon teutonicdragon 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 29, 2010

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    Just A Grandfather Of 3

    hi, keenmill here-grand of 3
    keenmill keenmill 51-55 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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    Car Sticker

    They gave me a grandson to hold in my arms. They gave me a 'Grandparent/ Slow Driver' sticker to put in my car. (Yeah, right)
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Feb 14, 2011

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    Fresh Baby :)

    As of yesterday :) 6 lb 10 oz healthy baby boy born to my oldest daughter. Everyone of course can't seem to have a conversation with me now without using the word grampa -lol  That's ok. Knock yourselves out. Even the nurses at the hospital thought I looked to young to be a...
    bassplayer bassplayer 46-50, M 10 Responses Sep 21, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    It has been a year today since I lost my grandfather it's such a bitter sweet time... I miss him and stories and jokes he would share... The day I lost him my parents disowned me...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F Dec 29, 2014

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    Me and my grandfather were very close. He passed away at the age of 98 in 2010:( - It was a big lost and I was so away from him :( :(. I miss him. It was later I realized that I am...
    Rightherenow Rightherenow 26-30, M Jan 16

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    My grandfather just passed away a few minutes ago (9:30 p.m.) Sigh, he was in such a bad shape.....He made it to his birthday though. He lost all his memory a few months ago...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    I hate saying Good bye because every time I do I remember the time when we had to leave our hometown to come live with my father here in Houston, that day was the day I said my...
    Marlenyfl83 Marlenyfl83 26-30, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I was supposed to be the maid of honor on Halloween. Maybe I still will be just to spite her. After all, now that I'm not going to the wedding, I can dress up however I want. That...
    lepamplemousse lepamplemousse 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    The pain inflicted on the innocent,do not dissipate,premise on a Arizona caseworker at DES,or Connecticut DCF,Florida DCFS,California,DYFS,NJ or ACS,NY,or DSS NC,W.Va., the pain do...
    ACPSLawsuitWin ACPSLawsuitWin 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    When I was six years old, my family and I took a trip to visit my grandfather who was sixty years old. He was ill so everyone in the family gathered to talk with him while the my...
    TheSallyGirl TheSallyGirl 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Hello, The year of 2014 is coming to an end. And what makes this year different for me, is that it is the hardest year of our ( My Family ) life. This year has been such a roller...
    jonho10 jonho10 13-15, M Dec 28, 2014

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    Not me particularly, but my aunt does. In the mid 90s my grandparents retired and moved back to their native country of Portugal. We visited a few times. In December of 1999, my...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    My family and I live in the United States while our extended family lives in South Asia. My grandfather's health has been deteriorating. He's had to go through numerous surgeries...
    piecestothepuzzles piecestothepuzzles 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Life is about choices. Old Native American story I will condense. A boy is sitting with his grandfather. He asks why a tribal elder always seems sad. Grandfather tells him that...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I'm calling it weird since I don't know what it is going on in my sleep these days. They say that when you dream of a dead person, it is either you missed him/her or there's a...
    hopelessaddict hopelessaddict 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I do not know if I am a true emetophobic, but I am absolutely scared of being sick and suffering from it. The last time I remember being sick with vomit involved was in 2006. The...
    Cordovags Cordovags 18-21, M Jan 3

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    Sigh, it was probably the saddest ones of all... I miss my grandfather so much it's not even funny. Some people I text hardly even told me it was going to be okay except for my two...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F Jan 8

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    My buddy Brad has been a friend my whole life . The place he grew up belonged to my Grandfather ,it burned down when we were small ,my Grandfather later donated the land to the...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    So my great uncle just died recently and my mom, step dad and I went up to California to help out. My mom is the executor of the estate so she has to be there to sort things and...
    kking141 kking141 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Highly dysfunctional. I can't stand it sometimes. It's so hard living here most of the time. Everyone is so nosey. No one knows how to mind their business. No one knows how to...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    i got a book with these symbols in it and a few others including runes. im gonna read it but idk im kinda tired, i need rest.  my mom keeps riding myy a$$ and every little...
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 20

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    not from any specific person, but in general. well actually, basically just time away from my family. But my friends also put a tole on me every so often. I need to have my alone...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    A tale that is true. When I was a boy my grandmother lived on a farm in the black-land prairies of central Texas. Now this farm was once part of a large ranching estate before the...
    paleryder paleryder 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Growing up, I devoured books... they became my escape from all that was happening in my life, which was mostly made up of things no child should have to deal with. My mother had...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    My dad wasn't apart of my life until I was 15, and I'm currently 27. The reason for his absence was prison (convicted of murder) and my Grandparents which are my legal guardians...
    ChildOfAWhore ChildOfAWhore 26-30, F Jan 3

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    Wow! where do I start? I don't feel like spell checking sorry... Mom died when I was 32 days old. Dad died at 9, raised by grandmother, she died at 89 in 2001, a 16 year old...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 4

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    Now the age of 29, I still love all of the old things that I did when I was only 9. The thing I loved when I was 9 were the things my grandfather & great grandfather shared with me...
    LegStyles LegStyles 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Supposedly. My mother is Black and my father is Puerto Rican. I grew up in Puerto Rico with my father's family and heard it said many times my father wasn't my grandfather's child...
    RicanoinHouston RicanoinHouston 26-30, M Jan 10

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    I found this site in 2013 pondering the question of coming out to my husband and 3 daughters. Now I can't believe I was even pondering it! I wish I had been a stronger person in 08...
    cronin43 cronin43 51-55, F Jan 15

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    My step grandfather abused me until I turned 18. My mother (I refuse to user the term Mum, for that indicates a person who is loving and caring) knew what he was like, but chose to...
    Fuzzball1 Fuzzball1 56-60, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My uncle is 54 he has twin daughters, lives in telford which is about 45mins to an hour away from my family. He is a grandfather to two beautiful little girls. He is divorced and...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Ilove croses, pictures of my past grandfather, swimming, hot tubs and eating teriyaki. Do you believe.
    poorgirlpoorgirl poorgirlpoorgirl 26-30, F Dec 28, 2014

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    I will never get to tell my children an awkward first kiss story. I was a sophomore and the girl that had asked me to prom was a senior. We had grinded a lot at the dance and we...
    HalfMoonRun HalfMoonRun 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    So i have spare time so i guess ill continue on how miserable i am. Well apart from finding out my grandmother broke her arm yesterday. Today i received the unfortunate news that...
    JustJayy18 JustJayy18 18-21, M Dec 29, 2014

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    This isn't necessarily an empath trait, but I couldn't find the I A Dead Person Talk To Me experience. ((Not that I looked.)) I did a photoshoot years ago when an up-and-coming...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I feel as though all I do goes unnoticed, that it is "expected" of me. I have been sick for a month now, and even ended up staying the night in the hospital and still I do not get...
    mamabear707 mamabear707 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I am a Christian because at an early age I was taught the golden rule and lost my grandfather at an early age that brought me closer to Heavenly Father. I have been baptized, and I...
    poorgirlpoorgirl poorgirlpoorgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    James2581uiu1 James2581uiu1 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Just finished high school failed actually. Barely any friends , sick mother and grandfather. No idea what to do with my life . Live in a small town don't have a job. Spend my days...
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Alexander0493fzr1 Alexander0493fzr1 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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