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I Am a Grandfather

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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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    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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    I Made It Into That Circle Twice

    My son did all the work.  Actually, probably his wife had more to do with it but I have a grandson and a granddaughter.  Love them both.
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M Jul 9, 2009

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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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    I became a grandfather about a year

    and a half go. Spitting image of his father, my 2nd son. I get to do all the grandpa stuff now. I can take him to a baseball game, to Bass Pro and to the amusement park. Show him how to swing a hammer, throw and hit a baseball, and all that cool stuff. I am looking forward to...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M Jun 23

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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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    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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    Just A Grandfather Of 3

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

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    Related Experiences

    I never know how it feels to have a grandfather. Both of my grandfathers from mom and dad already passed away before I was born. But i'm looking on how close my nephews with my dad...
    Rinkika Rinkika 22-25, F Sep 26

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    My grandfather passed away a couple years and left me his estate worth nearly 50 million. This money has definitely changed me. My friends tried to use me, so I had to buy new...
    RICHKINGDAVID RICHKINGDAVID 22-25, M 5 Responses Oct 1

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    Germaine Greer Vs a Russian Grandfather. - No Contest “Women have very little idea of how much men hate them” - Germaine Greer. One of the most vivid memories from my...
    lanavor22 lanavor22 31-35, F Oct 13

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    Father Family Memory (According to my mother)- Part 1. This is the first part of what my mum has been telling me about my father's side of family. As far as I could tell, mum has...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I have a job and attend college yet they complain I don't do anything with my life. I recently got straight A's and told them and my grandfather said I don't care I'll be proud...
    rosesrthebest rosesrthebest 18-21, F Sep 26

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    When I watch the movie “Mermaids” with Cher and Wynona Rider. I can see my own childhood any many ways in that film, it’s so uncanny. I never met nor knew my natural father...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 6

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    My parents have been together for 41 years. Through thick and thin. They did so much for me in my life. I was very fortunate to have as many good things as I did as a kid. They...
    quianominorleo quianominorleo 36-40, M Sep 21

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    I am awful. I found out today why he has been distant. When he gets stressed or upset he shuts down. He found out his mom's treatments aren't working and she has to go back for...
    lostanddistraught lostanddistraught 22-25, F Sep 26

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    i have read many stories about this......i have been clinically deceased 2 times in my life....and i should not be alive according to doctors.....i did at no time see myself rise...
    exhallia1 exhallia1 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    Growing up, I was a military brat. My father is in the Air Force. My grandfather on my father's side was in the Army so I grew up around the military lifestyle. Also before my...
    missmorgan3400 missmorgan3400 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Nettie May Lee was born in 1892, in the back of a covered wagon, near Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory. My great-grandmother was married in 1911, raised 4 boys, with the first child...
    Maveriick1962 Maveriick1962 51-55, M Oct 6

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    Well, in my basement, but it's just the head. My grandfather found it before when he first moved in the house, my mom and her siblings used to play with it. It's a real child...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    Lol I sound like my friend. I'm actually starting to hate old people. Don't get me wrong, I like some of them. I really loved my grandfather and his friends. They played a major...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 5 Responses Oct 13

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    As much as my life might seem to the casual observer as the perfect life with the perfect parents and their perfect children, it really wasn’t like that. My grandfather was an...
    dadhereforyou dadhereforyou 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    First guy ": my grandfather is only 4 feet tall ." Second guy ": pffffft , that's nothing , mine is only 3 feet tall . " Third guy is crying . Two other guys say to the...
    MaKogaJeBriga MaKogaJeBriga 36-40, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I really want to support the vaping community a lot. I'm actually very surprised at all the people that have really quit smoking with the help of vaping. Sometimes I wonder if my...
    UnderworldNymph UnderworldNymph 16-17, F Sep 21

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    I don't want to but I do. I feel betrayed for my mom she did everything for my grandma and grandfather but still they loved my uncle more than my mom. My grandma favored my cousin...
    alone03 alone03 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    My parents seem uncaring of my own wants and dreams. Almost as if I'm just a robot to be programmed. They expect high grades in maths and science subjects yet none of them are my...
    Kiyomizu Kiyomizu 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I'm nothing like my parents I have red hair and freckles and they have none and brown hair and blue eyes and I have brown eyes I'm nothing like my sister and I have know idea how I...
    Justalittlecrazy2987 Justalittlecrazy2987 13-15, F Sep 21

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    Let's see...I'm 21, 6'1, left handed, recently found out I'm an heir, I'm currently wrapped up in an oath between my late grandfather and some other folks...I can't think of...
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    This reminds me of the joke. I want to die in my sleep like my grandfather, not yelling and screaming like the people in the car with him.
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M Sep 22

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    Well, let´s say, not old enough to be my grandfather, but I sure prefer someone who´s older than me... Guys my age usually don´t interest me much.
    DildoSlut DildoSlut 22-25, F 11 Responses Sep 22

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    I've spoken before about my lack of connection and how I feel really closed off. I got a feeling that I had to do something to commit, or just show love, like saying a prayer every...
    DorothyWheresOz DorothyWheresOz 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    Think back to when you were a child, sitting in class and staring out at the horizon. I remember vividly how much it called to me. It demanded to be broken. I knew then what I was...
    babybunnyblah babybunnyblah 18-21, F Sep 22

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    An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. "A fight is going on inside me," he said to the boy. "It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil - he is...
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 22

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    For my Birthday and Christmas last year Dad had given me $50 for each, and I had left that money in the cards that he had given to me, I just didn’t know what to get with it...
    Shamrock40 Shamrock40 36-40, M Sep 23

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    My husband is half Indian - both of his grandfathers are from India, whilst both grandmothers are English, and his mother was born in Zambia. He and his brother were both born and...
    crochetedgirl crochetedgirl 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    I love my grandparents sooo much. It's fun Skype-ing them, since they learned how to. Just watching my grandfather's face light up when he sees my sister and me there. Also the...
    airleas airleas 26-30, F Sep 23

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    "You have something to say." "Well now, you only know that cause I went ahead and said it." - Girl Meets World (Riley's, Maya's, Lucas's grandparents discussing in their young...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 23

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    Sometimes I feel much older. I have a high sense of understating. I guess it's because I gained wisdom from my past lives. It may also be due to me hanging out with a bunch of old...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 6 Responses Sep 23

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    Okay, I've had two ghost experiences in my life. 1. I was in my room playing (I was 4) and I started having a conversation, i didn't own any barbies, anyways my mom came in my...
    CoveringThePain CoveringThePain 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Near the end of the summer this ur my grandfather died I didn't really know him that much. So On Laborday weekend his "(birthday was that Friday as well) I was sitting on my deck...
    ArtofFashion ArtofFashion 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    One day 7 yrs ago I woke up to hearin my grandfather died. By afternoon my kids got taken away by CPS By 3 my best friend hung herself her little boy found her by 8 I found my man...
    Lonely30Girl Lonely30Girl 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    my first name is for my great-grandfather and my middle name is for my great-grandmother; even though i'm a girl. you would think it would be flipped, right? but it makes sense...
    freakmagnet freakmagnet 36-40, F Sep 26

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    I walk the upland ridge with the mountain goats and we are proud of our horns. I walk with the monsters of the meadow. These are the Gods grazing the peaks of sleeping dragons...
    Bluematador Bluematador 46-50, F Sep 26

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    ~Its a sad story but I don't enjoy Christmas like I use to. As a child, my grandfather was always in the christmas spirit, present wise. He gave out the best things and just being...
    Starliteyes24 Starliteyes24 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 26

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    First was my maternal grandfather who had been a huge part of my life, then my teacher and friend, someone that had a huge impact on who I am now, and more recently, my good friend...
    ModernHippieMama ModernHippieMama 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    My mother used to speak German sometimes, since she took classes in it in High school in the 'States. My grandfathers... father, I think, came directly from Germany, in the time...
    Felixthestoat Felixthestoat 22-25, T Sep 27

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    I rarely have nightmares, but when I do they hit me hard. The last time I had a nightmare was last month, so horrible it's deep inside my brain. I dreamt I was in a graveyard and...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27

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