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I Am a Grandfather

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Just A Grandfather Of 3

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

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    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    robhawkness robhawkness 26-30, M Nov 26

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    alyannj93 alyannj93 18-21, F Nov 27

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