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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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    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 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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    Just A Grandfather Of 3

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

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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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    Two weeks ago I lost someone so special to me. I have modeled my life after hers. I am everything she is and hopefully making her proud by achieving more. But I have so much regret...
    Elpis11 Elpis11 31-35, F 54 mins ago

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    My Grandfather was and always will be a Loving Man... My Maternal Grandmother told this one story about Grandad. My Grandad couldn't pass on the street without having a heart...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Me and my twin sister stayed a day at our grandparents and we slept there too. My grandma always makes a meal fit for a king if us grandkids visit, and they always take us out...
    RylandGay RylandGay 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    My Maternal family members have always mentioned this story, which is based on a true real life twist that may add up as the story progresses. Hold onto your love, this may explain...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    I was never really close to my father. My parents got divorced when I was 4. He was a stay at home dad and didn't want to get a job, so my mom worked to jobs. He was an alcoholic...
    EvoKinevil EvoKinevil 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Al-Amir Sinan . He is the name of the biggest mosque here . He was buried beside the mosque too and we used to visit him for years . There were Zikr and Praying all the day and...
    sam1992really1 sam1992really1 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    The summer he died (massive heart attack), before it was even into summer, I told him we should go fishing and we never went because he died. I wish I was there with him at least...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I´ve been born into a very small family (mother and brother - that´s all!). I´ve never had a grandmother or a grandfather (they´ve died long time ago before I was born). I also...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Hi, I'm Gianna and I'm currently 15. I'm sorry if anything I say offends you in any way, but I tend to be very blunt because that's the way I've been talked to. I have been...
    CagedBird1778 CagedBird1778 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I'm a Caribbean/American and proud of it. My father is from Aruba and my mom is from Curacao. I was born in NY then raised in Curacao until kindergarten. I couldn't have ask for...
    voice9nj voice9nj 41-45, M Jul 22

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    There are Brujas Blanca's (white witches) and Brujas Negra's (black witches). I am a white witch and belong to a coven. And we do good, not evil, casting spells, making potions and...
    canelabunz canelabunz 56-60, F Jul 21

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    A year and a half ago, my uncle murdered my father in front of my little brother. He stabbed him in the heart with a spear point during an argument, and then seemed to "snap out of...
    AluraDawn AluraDawn 22-25, F Jul 18

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    It was her inability to deal with his death, her inability to discuss it with anyone—if she talked about it, then it was real and that meant she had to accept it. That was what...
    Etherealinsanity Etherealinsanity 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    It's how I was raised. Starting from when I was about 12 on. It started out with me getting acne at a fairly early age. What a crime, huh? Getting acne at 12, then to be told...
    bobrido bobrido 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I was abused until the age of 24 (almost 25), and when I left the house my mom was finally able to have the courage to divorce my dad. She tried to get custody of my younger sister...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I was born in America, but I have deep roots in Austria and Germany. My family was a prominent aristocratic family in Germany. We even had a town named after us, Gladigau, which...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    An old Cherokee told his grandson, "My son, there is a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is EVIL. It is anger, jealousy, resentment, greed, inferiority, lies, and ego...
    CurvesandClass CurvesandClass 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    My grandfather is from India. I don't know what part. I can't asks him. I don't know him. My father don't like speaking about him. When I bring him up, my father ignore my question...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I'm sick and tired of my grandfather treating me like a child. I'm going to be 21 next Saturday, yet he treats me like i'm 15. I'm going to warped tour tomorrow with my friends...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 14 Responses Jul 10

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    I have never met my father, he skipped town before i was born. My mother came down with a disease that apparently cannot be diagnosed. It ate her brain away, and she only has about...
    achillira achillira 18-21, F Jul 10

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    My mom a dad both smoked by the age 14. my mom stooped when she had me. My dad hasn't stooped. even after the death of his grandfather that died in 2014. I am 13 years od and I my...
    FighterGirl13 FighterGirl13 13-15, F Jul 10

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    I'm sorry, but there's way too many white people posting stuff under this thread claiming that they're "Cherokee" and what-not because their great-grandfather was an Indian chief...
    brandonflowers brandonflowers 13-15, F Jul 10

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    I have lost so many people. My grandfather, my aunt, my grandma, my uncle, a guy whom I was close to, my two younger cousins, a friend, and death sucks. Everyone wants to know...
    UndeadGirl13 UndeadGirl13 16-17, F Jul 9

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    My great great grandfather and my great great great uncle were both killed in the civil war fighting for what they believed now the flag is getting taken off the state house...
    oldmap oldmap 13-15, M 15 Responses Jul 9

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    Well it's just one eye in the picture but I do do have another brown eye ;-) My father has green eyes. My grandfather had blue eyes...As a little girl, I always complained that I...
    dancingWATERz dancingWATERz 51-55, F 11 Responses Jul 9

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    I am a 55yo grandfather with much spanking experience, both of my own children and those of friends. I have always been fascinated more with witnessing spankings than giving. Would...
    dp4815 dp4815 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I'm really glad that they can't. Cause if they do, it would be the end of the world to me I'm basically the kind of person who just literally have random thoughts scatter all over...
    Danica117 Danica117 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    When I was younger, saying this three words together is a taboo cliche to me. It is because if I can express it, why do I have to say these cheesy lines? Not until my grandfather's...
    23rdcamp 23rdcamp 66-70 Jul 9

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    I lost my grandfather to skin cancer. He smoked Swisher Sweets and always wore flannel button up shirts and jeans and played guitar. I bought an acoustic from a pawn shop and...
    cometdust cometdust 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    Today the oldest member of my family has passed away after 98 years my grate grandfather is now not with me, I have many memories with him of when I was a baby I love and miss him...
    ImTheQueenFYM ImTheQueenFYM 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I lost my father last Sunday, 6/28/15 at 5:05AM. As I held his hand and the sounds of him drowning in his own fluid was killing me! He was a DNR, but I feel that the rest of my...
    Kellysue11 Kellysue11 36-40, F Jul 8

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    A cigarette scented kiss. +++++++++++++++++++++ The Burn reminds me Life is dark,.. (One of many ways the Jolly Monster made his Mark.) Pain ...A Cigarette Scented Kiss! (How it...
    ickarusflocke ickarusflocke 31-35, M Jul 7

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    Today was such a moving but sad day. Cleared out the last of my grandmother's belongings from her home she lived in for 50 years, and to see all the rooms completely empty and bare...
    joydream joydream 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    do you have a place in your nightmares you usually end up? for me it's my grandparent's house. the place I was raised until I was eight years old and the place where my grandfather...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I thought I'd share another post here. This time it's about being prehistoric. To keep a long story short, I used to think I was a wolf for the longest time. But I knew I was a...
    Arcover Arcover 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I've had a lot of relatives die from lung cancer or lung disease due to smoking, both of my grandfathers included. Also a guy that I went to school with recently got busted for...
    tsubakiblossom tsubakiblossom 22-25, F Jul 5