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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 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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    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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    My grandfather died when I was 4. His funeral was on my fifth birthday. My most treasured childhood memories are with him. I remember him holding my hand and walking me to...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M a week ago

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    One of my grandfather's was murdered before I was born. My other grandfather died of a heart virus when i was 4. We didn't bring them up much, because it seemed like a painful...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M a week ago

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    My great-grandfather passed away three years ago. He was a wonderful man who spent much of his life in the Royal Navy and saw so much of the world. He saw active service against...
    EarthWalkerMan EarthWalkerMan 31-35, M Apr 8

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    My grandfather taught me many things before he died he was a great bowler and too this day I bowl like him some days I look up into the nite sky and wonder is he watching my every...
    Normanbosworth49 Normanbosworth49 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    I wear a pair of my grandfather's Levi jeans and a few of his Pendelton wool shirts. When I wear them I feel they bring me strength and protection.
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M a week ago

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    I adore night time sky it has so many beautiful childhood memories associated with it. Back when I was a kid I would lay with all my siblings, mother and grandfather in our front...
    PatrickHabib PatrickHabib 26-30, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    The grandfather paradox........i think it's impossible. My mum says: he could do it once, but never again. I think he couldn't do it at all, considering if his grandfather was dead...
    Futuresdiary Futuresdiary 13-15, M 4 Responses a week 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 5 days ago

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    May 1884 My grand father and I were talking our Normal walk in the forest behind our home. It's what we do every morning, not much we can do. We were isolated with just one near by...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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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 4 days ago

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    A visit to Aunt Myrt and Uncle Grover's. Half an hour. Scenery so familiar as it flies by the car. I loved going places. The speed, the wind whipping through the open windows as we...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Two years ago today.. On her husbands birthday(the day after the anniversary of my other grandfathers passing)We were all ready for her to pass, it was a long time coming. Early...
    Jessicaliners Jessicaliners 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    A little girl and her older brother were visiting their grandfather's farm. The older brother decided to play a trick on his younger sister. He told her that he discovered a man...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M Apr 11

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    I've come to the conclusion that as an adult I have no motivating factors to clean my house other then I want to be in a clean house and yes I feel more peaceful. As a kid though...
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I grew up around people who smoked and never understood it. My mother, my aunt, and my grandfather. Heck there was a time in school when my friends were trying it but it just made...
    AvgDudeJ AvgDudeJ 26-30, M Apr 16

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    I have wanting to write about my parental grand mother who passed away in 2011 aged 88 after a life full of sufferings and joys of life .... I'm not exactly sure when my...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F Apr 16

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    I have wanting to write about my parental grand mother who passed away in 2011 aged 88 after a life full of sufferings and joys of life .... I'm not exactly sure when my...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    I have wanting to write about my parental grand mother who passed away in 2011 aged 88 after a life full of sufferings and joys of life .... I'm not exactly sure when my...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I am so upset, furious, and devastated by what my parents have done to me. I don't have the best relationship with my grandpa. He abandoned my family for ten plus years and only...
    JewStar4Life JewStar4Life 22-25, F Apr 20

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    Sunday Morning Sex Upon hearing that her elderly grandfather had just passed away, Katie went straight to her grandparent's house to visit her 95 year-old grandmother and comfort...
    halo198 halo198 51-55, M 3 Responses Apr 21

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    So when I was a kid my dad used to roughhouse with my brother and I in my grandfather's pool which faced a country club golf course just behind the back yard. Dad would mess with...
    Ganglish Ganglish 18-21, M Apr 22

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    I was only 6 years old when my grandfather started touching me. He moved in with my mother and I and became my new babysitter while my mom worked nights. He was a little rough with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 23

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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 5 days ago

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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 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My estranged Grandfather called me before Christmas and wanted to have lunch with my wife and I, I told him I didn't have time right then and he said maybe after Christmas. I...
    RobertE22 RobertE22 31-35 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I would like to dedicate a short paragraph to my dear Casio, which has been my fair weather friend and my faithful timekeeper come rain or shine. I grew up seeing the intriguing...
    libertinette libertinette 22-25, F 9 Responses Apr 4

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    Next time my grandfather goes back to Guyana, he wants to find a Guyanese girl for me to marry XD I love the older mentality
    VirtualCygnus VirtualCygnus 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    What Did Jesus Say About Evolution? .Did man evolve? Or is he a created being? This debate has raged for years, and has left many Bible readers confused. Yet God’s Word is clear...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Manic Depression runs in my family. my mom has it and my grandfather. I was diagnosed with bipolar 2 in college, but have never sought treatment. I'm really scared because for the...
    tpettit17 tpettit17 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I have several, but one great peeve of mine is when I see older men (old enough to be my father or my grandfather) trying to flirt with girls my age.
    kurtjaeger kurtjaeger 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    So I am actually German, but I am currently living in the USA for a year. When I woke up in the morning yesterday, I had about 20 messages. Half of it wished me a happy Easter...
    kaktus28 kaktus28 18-21, F Apr 6

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    So I've been working on a paper in my Psychology class. Our instructor gave us a huge long list to pick from for topics. One stood out to me....Personality Disorders. The reason...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    But before I talk about coffee, I just want to state that my reasons for being part of the Experience Project are to a) share stories and trials of my life that are important to me...
    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I had to live with my grandfather and step grandmother for 4 months due to family problems........he would beat me when she would leave and would say I just fell down.he would hit...
    emo200 emo200 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I’m apologizing in advance because this experience is going to take a few minutes to read. I have to however start to process what happened in some way and I’m trying...
    SensualPassionbbw SensualPassionbbw 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 7

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    im currently recovering from a 10 year heroin addiction. from the ages of 15 to 27 i was a hardcore addict ,mostly prostituting and then just panhandling because i couldnt live...
    foxyoxy123 foxyoxy123 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7