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I Am a Grandfather

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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 56-60, M Jun 23

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 have been taking care of my grandfather for awhile now. He is in a wheelchair. My dad and aunt were supposed to be caring for him but neglected him instead. My grandfathers...
    edemylove edemylove 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    My grandfather loved metal detecting in the park with me ,one day we found a gold ring with an opal and he kept it for over five years. A year and a day go my grandfather died and...
    shadowdancer47 shadowdancer47 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I think he's days are numbered though. He has cancer as well as a lung infection. Last night, he thought it was his time, and he wanted the whole family there so he could see us...
    MusicJunkie6794 MusicJunkie6794 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    my grandfather is an actor. He hasn't done anything big, he does extra work. He was in a couple episodes of law and order. one day Mariska Hargitay was reviewing her lines out loud...
    heyabbott12 heyabbott12 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    pizza date with my pops just like the old times after going home from school sigh..
    glyalshmli glyalshmli 16-17, F Nov 1

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    The holiday season, Thanksgiving in particular, is not an easy time for me. I struggle at this time each year because I lost my Grandfather on Thanksgiving morning some years back...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    The holiday season, Thanksgiving in particular, is not an easy time for me. I struggle at this time each year because I lost my Grandfather on Thanksgiving morning some years back...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    I am sat here raging!!! Where to start? Well my children's grandmother (fathers side) is heartless!! She hasn't saw nor made any contact with my children since August! I always...
    katielouise75 katielouise75 36-40, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    we have been together for some time now id say about ten years all together we had split up for three years been back together for three been living together for one so confused...
    robhawkness robhawkness 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    It was about 5 years ago when I was 21. Both my Grandfather and Father were still alive. Grandfather was a German soldier in WWII and my father served in Vietnam. After WWII my...
    millionairetrucker millionairetrucker 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    May I tell you about my nephew, my wife’s sister’s son? He was a veteran. He was a troubled child, violent & aggressive. At three, playing board games, his only concern was...
    ColdMountain ColdMountain 61-65, M Nov 11

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    Tonight I am thinking of my grandfather, who was by far the greatest man that I have ever known. The man who taught me how to skate, and believe me, I love to skate now. But the...
    Canadianwithirish Canadianwithirish 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    My grandfather was diagnosed with colon cancer about a year ago. My father's side of the family has a history of alcoholism and when this bomb was dropped on them, they all...
    justanothersteph justanothersteph 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I love when my grandfather tells me family stories. This is one of my favorite family stories. the police was chasing my great uncle Anthony. He ran made it home to his six story...
    heyabbott12 heyabbott12 16-17, M Oct 29

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    At the time I was 16, and going on a date with my first girlfriend we dated for 3 years. My Grandfather told me I could take out his 1969 Dodge Charger R/T 440 for the date. I...
    millionairetrucker millionairetrucker 26-30, M Nov 4

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    I have four cats. Three of them are my mothers, and one of them is my grandfathers. Whiskers, Smokey, Homer and Oscar. I do love them and all, but they really know how to **** you...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    This past year and a half have been a bit rough on me considering my grandfather being diagnosed with cancer. I have a hard time focusing with school, my eating habits have changed...
    justanothersteph justanothersteph 22-25, F Nov 16

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    This past year and a half have been a bit rough on me considering my grandfather being diagnosed with cancer. I have a hard time focusing with school, my eating habits have changed...
    justanothersteph justanothersteph 22-25, F Nov 16

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    I've been depressed ever since I was about 14 years old. It all started when I lost my grandfather, he was my best friend. He was getting old and became sick, his leg had to be...
    MJay087 MJay087 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    A handful. I lost all of my great grandmothers and great grandfathers, I lost one grandparent(my paternal grandfather) and the rest are still with me. I have lost an aunt in a car...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M Oct 27

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    My grandfather was a very quiet man. He fought in the war but he displayed a most gentle and tender character! Oftentimes I would see a tear on his cheek but he never complained...
    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F 13 Responses Oct 29

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    Feelin' it tonight Some body Sshhhove Meeeee SOUL ASYLUM -- Somebody to Shove Grandfather watches the grandfather clock And the phone hasn't rang for so long And the time flies...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 1 Response Oct 31

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    I love my life and who I am. I am mostly unflappable and deal with crises quickly and efficiently. But *******. You know that feeling where you're doing everything you are...
    JavelinaHarker JavelinaHarker 36-40, F 11 Responses Oct 31

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    I want to share what I've been though a lil but of my life thanks I've been thrown and beaten almost to death left to die my grandfather was shot in front of me at the age of 12 I...
    PabloBoyyyy PabloBoyyyy 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 2

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    It's horrible to see a loved one go through this. My grandfather, I call him Popo. He has been diagnosed for a few years and it slowly has gotten worse. I'm afraid some day it'll...
    Mickeymae Mickeymae 16-17, F Nov 3

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    I currently live with my grandfather. He is going deaf. I spent much time away from my city of origin for many years and within the past year returned for short periods of time...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Hi everyone! My name is Allie and I have recently been diagnosed with DI (Oct. 5th 2013). My story actually starts 5 years prior though, to May of 2009. The year of 2009 was a...
    elliemay2013 elliemay2013 18-21, F Nov 8

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    When I was a boy, I hated being made to dress formally, yet I always secretly admired the way my uncles dressed very smartly in suits, polished their shoes, slicked their hair...
    Ledertal1933 Ledertal1933 51-55, M Nov 9

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    The Dungeon, the Death, the Spiders, & the Fear: 3 Dreams, 3 Nights, 3 Resembling Frights. The first dream I had started off with me and my 13 year old sister. We were sitting...
    songbird5914 songbird5914 18-21, F Nov 10

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    I wish I could go back to a time when I wasn't so full of hate, and when I loved everyone and thought no one could do me harm. I wish the things that have happened the past few...
    Rockandrollfan Rockandrollfan 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    While meditation I have a moment of clarity the feelings I had for him is not even an infatuation it's an obsession it's not love. He's not even handsome enough for all that it's...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I used to hate the barbers as a young boy. The fashion was to have short back and sides and, if I was stopping with my grandparents and my grandfather took me, a glob of Brylcreem...
    Ledertal1933 Ledertal1933 51-55, M Nov 13

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    So this is a very strange and pretty cool story I guess no rude comments please Okay so my grandfather had to flee from Russia because of World War 2 he was a Jewish man but...
    AhavaGamoran AhavaGamoran 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 16

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    My name is Lyla. I have had alopecia since I was a freshman in high school. I am now a freshman in college. I am a twin and a Native American from Arizona. When it first started...
    lhatathlie lhatathlie 18-21, F Nov 18

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    So uh I just looked at my reviews on my book on Amazon, and there is a post from my Grandfather's Girlfriend giving it a one star review because she didn't get a copy of the book...
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    About a week ago I was snuggling my fiancé. I am usually big spoon so that means his back is too me. He asked if I could scratch his back for him because it itched. I did for a...
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    One day a grandfather wondering the test his grandson's knowledge of money pulls out A $10 bill and a $20 bill from his grandson and says which one is worth more tell me and you...
    Pangy54321 Pangy54321 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    For a period of time, I hated everything about what I was seeing, hated humanity and so often saw it as the detestable virus Agent Smith spoke of: it was all too easy for me to...
    mlynnikens mlynnikens 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26

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