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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    my grandfather is in stage 7 and I don't think he'll make it to next year. we had to contact the state yesterday because he is being neglected. My grandmother goes to see him...
    Kirah13 Kirah13 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    my grandfather might not make it today he might go to heaven
    Summerdogs Summerdogs 18-21, F 3 Responses May 9

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    Take care of my grandfather who's health is declining.. I am exhausted yet can't sleep. It is draining me. And taking away time from my 2 small children. But I know he would do it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 11

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    he was the one who raised me and the one i always looked up to and a very good example of a truly good man,he's always been my role model and i'm still working on being as good as...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    When I die, I want to go peacefully like my grandfather did–in his sleep. Not yelling and screaming like the passengers in his car.
    Tiffany94 Tiffany94 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    0.77. I remember that Google was mentioned on "60 minutes" 0.78. I am not afraid of dogs 1. "As good as it gets" - it was an interesting movie 2. Sometimes my keyboard-playing are...
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M Apr 29

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    Yesterday I found out my grandfather on my father's side has lung cancer. I know this will sound terrible but when I found out I just felt numb. I hate when anybody gets cancer...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 29

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    My GrandfatherThere's so much to say about how some had ended up with their stories during or after serving for their country. My grandfather was a veteran and after service he...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm sad and a bit angry. My grandfather died yesterday. It was out of blue, nobody expected it. He was feeling really unwell and when they went to the hospital he was already dead...
    alilight alilight 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm a 3rd generation Angels fan. My grandfather, my father, and my self. I'm a die heard fan it was a shame my grandfather wasn't around when they won in 2002 my grandfather past...
    UCLABruinsFan13 UCLABruinsFan13 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I've only loved my older cousin, his son and my grandfather the most. I looked up to my cousin and grandpa especially my cousin I wanted to be around him so much. I've never had...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I mean this is a serious kind of hate, not the whiney "my parents didn't let me get my way" kind of hate. Sometimes I have murderous thoughts... I want to hurt them but I won't, I...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 28

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    My bestfriend was convicted of second degree murder this month. The county he was tried in is known for throwing the book at people and completely disregarding facts outside the DA...
    missrng missrng 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    At one point, I was losing weight. I had the right motivation and hard work put into it. But somewhere along the lines, I stopped. My grandfather started pressuring me into going...
    thisissickest thisissickest 16-17, F 4 Responses May 5

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    Well, sort of. I call myself 'Euro-Caribbean'. The white part of my ancestry [which is the majority] is all European, as one would expect. Scottish, Irish, English, French, Dutch...
    canichangethislater canichangethislater 26-30 2 Responses May 6

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    I've never done something like this before. I've been brought up to be cautious of the Internet, to be careful, but I'm tired of being silent. For all my life, I've lived with my...
    007Collegegirl 007Collegegirl 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    Well my grandfather just recently past 3 days ago and it's been really bad for me. I miss him so much . I just want to hear his voice one last time. Me & my grandfather were pretty...
    Heyitsjalenn Heyitsjalenn 13-15, F 1 Response May 7

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    Growing up, I never had the easiest childhood. There, got that out of the way. Both my parents were drug addicts, so the marriage obviously wasn't a happy one; a lot of nights of...
    iespnz iespnz 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    I am getting tired of the ones who want to walk on the red white and blue FLAG. If you don't love it leave it. It is so funny how something bad happen in the world they want us to...
    lookingforafamily lookingforafamily 41-45, M May 10

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    Dear Gran. I miss you. I start to see you in the mirror and it pleases me. It would have been her birthday today. I remember when she died going to the hospital and crying...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 6 Responses May 11

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    I was upset at the news of my grandfather dying and I texted my friend what was going on. My grandfather passed away one minute after i sent that text to him. He stopped talking to...
    holygrailofvampires holygrailofvampires 26-30, F 3 Responses May 12

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    I have many regrets, I think if we were all honest we would admit that we all do. Many things I regret saying, not saying, doing, or not doing. I think my biggest regret is...
    Lori8151970 Lori8151970 41-45, F 1 Response May 20

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    I typically write of my unhappy home life. Not going to do that today, so hang tight. My childhood home. Rosebushes on one side of the house, at least 9 feet in height. Purple...
    hartinar hartinar 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    The more days that go on it seems my mother is becoming her own version of my grandmother. Not the same but similarities. My grandmother was awful to my mother. Cold and unloving...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Apr 28

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    A grandfather took his grandson out shopping. The boy wandered off. The boy approached a uniformed security guard and said, "I've lost my grandpa!" The guard asked, "What's his...
    csouls csouls 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    I have synaesthesia. I always have, but I used to think it was normal. Letters have colours and numbers have genders and personalities, which is why maths is hard for me, because...
    Libbitron Libbitron 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    How would I find out about this? My dad told me that he is half Cherokee and half white and that my grandpa is 100% cherokee and I have to say my grandpa looks native to me as we...
    MTBlake33 MTBlake33 22-25, M Apr 28

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    Hey I'm back.. Sorry about that month of inactivity :/... Had issues. Anyway life has been pretty damn stressful. I just wanna get it all out.. First of all my step grandfather has...
    Karunavi Karunavi 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I live in the Bible belt. My grandfather is a pastor and so is my husbands. Our families are very religious. I never worried about religion or what happens after I die til I had my...
    beekey0227 beekey0227 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Ok girls I have a situation/ question. My family are being ******** :/ So my guy is a seal. Yet my mom keeps asking him in different ways over and over again how he will feel when...
    Bambieye Bambieye 26-30, F Apr 30

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    One of my Favs - “First of all, love is a joint experience between two persons — but the fact that it is a joint experience does not mean that it is a similar experience to...
    fun4us2b fun4us2b 51-55, M Apr 30

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    My Grandfather died on 4/21 I hated his guts and I don"t know how to feel. He manipulated me and lied to me and my mother he divided our family and left us homeless. I can't go to...
    DeathByPandemic DeathByPandemic 70+, M 11 Responses May 2

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    No matter what, if you're black, brown, yellow or white. We're still human beings, all human beings shouldn't be against other coloured skins! We're all equal, we're all have the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 2

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    1. I Love punk music , like FOB,MCR, PANIC, Sum 41 etc. (but I look nothing like a Punk) 2. I prefer winter over summer 3 I live with my dad 4. my grandfather used to be the most...
    X0XO X0XO 16-17, F 1 Response May 3

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    Im triracial,descending from mostly three groups of people.I'm really considered biracial.My dad is black African and mom is mostly Asian with a little creole mix.I have mostly...
    triracialbeauty triracialbeauty 26-30, F 3 Responses May 3

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    IT'S BASICALLY SHAVED IN THE BACK AND LONGER IN THE FRONT. I LOOOVE IT BUT IT'S SOOO CROOKED. So yeah, that's what happened today :). I'm kinda scared of what my mom would say...
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F May 3

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