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I Am a Grandfather

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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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    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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    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 3 Responses Feb 27, 2010

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    my lovely Grampa <3 last week at 90 he left us. great guy and a very good grandfather. love you Chuck..
    MycelialAjna MycelialAjna 22-25, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    my grandfather died 5 years ago this october. he was in mexico when he passed away. I could not go because I was pregnant ready to burst and taking finals in school. I loved...
    Lucylubbsgolda Lucylubbsgolda 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Grandmother's Mirror. My parents separated when I was four. I formerly lived in South Carolina, me and my little brother were born in South Carolina. When my mom was ending things...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My dad has been in and out and completely out after maybe 12 or 13 yrs old for me. I didn't even get calls for my birthday. Now he occasionally texts me maybe 1-2 times every other...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I would like opinions on what you guys think. It may be a little long but please listen. It starts when I was maybe five. Please keep in mind I am diagnosed GAD and sleepwalk/talk...
    LynnT94 LynnT94 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I would like opinions on what you guys think. It may be a little long but please listen. It starts when I was maybe five. Please keep in mind I am diagnosed GAD and sleepwalk/talk...
    LynnT94 LynnT94 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Born into an abusive family. My father was physically and verbally abusive and it never let up until one day he was arrested. My mother, of course, stayed with him because she didn...
    Liftofferik Liftofferik 26-30, M Aug 22

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    I wish I could've met my grandfather, sadly he was hospitalized due to a heart attack but it was lung cancer that got him he smoked all his life since age 13. My father sometimes...
    PixelChibi PixelChibi 13-15, F Aug 19

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    1) I follow the tenants of my own religion. 2) Night of the Living Dead is my favorite movie. 3) My grandfather, father, and I are all US Army vets, and we were all stationed in...
    DanteBlake23 DanteBlake23 36-40, M Aug 19

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    In my last post I said how my Grampy was and how he was dying. Two days ago he passed away after I though he was gonna make it. He died two days after my sisters birthday and he...
    smexy4life smexy4life 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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    The moment my father hauled the Baldwin into our home I knew I needed to investigate. Tall, dark, carefully concealed blemishes; as if describing a mysteriously handsome man. My...
    soulsi soulsi 22-25, F Aug 18

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    The Black Wolf & The White WolfThere was grandfather, and his littlegrandson, who often came in the eveningsto sit at his grandfather's knee and ask themany questions that children...
    nataliefoster1985 nataliefoster1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Hi there. My name's Maria and I'm 19 years old. This is quite lengthy so thanks for clicking on it. All my life I have dealt with my difficult family and I have now made it one...
    dearmaria95 dearmaria95 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I remember when I first started. I was in year 1, so I was 6 years old. My grandfather had just fallen desperately ill, so naturally I was sad and I wanted to somehow bring him...
    Emrobuk Emrobuk 13-15, F Aug 16

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    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 her. When she...
    C00LDaddy C00LDaddy 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 15

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    Always have. been in a military family all my life. my father served three tours in Vietnam, my uncle in vemietnam and was a POW. my other uncle killed in vietnam. both...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15

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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...
    DanCan1 DanCan1 61-65, M 5 Responses Aug 14

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    Lower down beneath our feet The trees and grass unbent A melody played by my grandfather’s grave For our time with him unspent Standing near the family nest I heard the song of...
    soulsi soulsi 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I am sober a year today. Which sort of explains the long thing I posted earlier about The Velvet Underground's song, "Heroin". My addictions started young. I have a troubled...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 13

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    My mom has Bipolar Disorder and because mental illness is stigmatized in my country, my family hid it and she was untreated. On her good days and in public, she treated me like a...
    nattylight17 nattylight17 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Not severely at all, as from what I've read, hypochondriacs are obsessed with finding something wrong with them with no medical basis for their suspicions. I'm not like that. I...
    dreampaladin dreampaladin 16-17, F Aug 12

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    How did you meet your true love? Some people meet at work, at the gym, on a night out or on holiday. Others bump into each other in more chance circumstances. My grandfather, for...
    Bramwellbooth Bramwellbooth 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Chapter Two of my memoir-My hand pressed the window hard as I roamed my eyes over the entire block. It would soon be dawn and I had not slept at all. No one had. "Get away from...
    RunEun RunEun 22-25, M Aug 10

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    There's a long line of criminal activity in my family and most family members participated in it instead of getting a legal job. My grandmother was born on a plantation somewhere...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    I've never liked happy endings. They seem contrived and dishonest, a lie about how things most often are. I don't understand why Hollywood films so often let the "good" guys win. I...
    GlassDog GlassDog 36-40 5 Responses Aug 9

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    I believe that I'm sensitive to spirits, ever since I was a small kid. The first paranormal experience was when I was 2 living in Singapore, my grandmother who's a widow and my...
    Hikaru101 Hikaru101 18-21, F Aug 9

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    I am a direct descendant of Mayflower Passenger Degory Priest. He is my 13th Great Grandfather.
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 10 Responses Aug 9

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    Most of my guns were handed down to me by my father and grandfather. I have three shotguns, two rifles, and a pistol. One of my rifles, a .22 caliber, was retrieved from the bottom...
    TheQuirkyQuasar TheQuirkyQuasar 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    This is one of the best root fruits when cooked with added pure came sugar and water, it makes a delicious dessert, and is very tastey in a pie as well! My grandmother taught me...
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    My maternal grandfather to be specific. Very self-centered, expects everyone to make sacrifices for him and has bad judgement.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M Aug 8

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    I have a grandpa who has stage 4 lung cancer, never smoked a day in his life. He was told he had half a year to live. It has been half a year. He can't walk anymore he can't move...
    genesis8998 genesis8998 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I dreamed I was Korean during the Korean War. It was a very long and sad dream and I wish I could remember all of it. What I do remember is that I was very poor, and homeless. I...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    BUNCH OF CRETINS. The short version is nearly the whole lot of them are disrespectful, duplicitous, ignorant, aggressive f******s. They use my submissive and reserved nature to...
    bigmitch0800 bigmitch0800 18-21 1 Response Aug 7

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    It started when I was around 6 or 7...my brother would push me into the corner of my bedroom and molest me. I remember the first time he did it. Afterwards he started naming random...
    clarissawhite14 clarissawhite14 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    This entry is for Aug5-Aug6. This was a long, all interconnected dream. It starts off with me in some ...building of some kind? No clue what the place is. It was dark and it had a...
    IndigoGamer IndigoGamer 16-17, M Aug 6