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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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    I became a grandfather about a year

    and a half go. Spitting image of his father, my 2nd son. I get to do all the grandpa stuff now. I can take him to a baseball game, to Bass Pro and to the amusement park. Show him how to swing a hammer, throw and hit a baseball, and all that cool stuff. I am looking forward to...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M Jun 23

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Before I told I went to my grandmas and grandfathers house every other weekend. My grandfather molested me for years. I don't remember when it started but I know it had been...
    justanothergirl11 justanothergirl11 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    My style of dress is exactly the same as my grandfather's era: Stiff collars and ties, formal 3 piece suits, braces and sock garters; A-line undershirts, yoke front boxers and...
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    my grandfather is an actor. He hasn't done anything big, he does extra work. He was in a couple episodes of law and order. one day Mariska Hargitay was reviewing her lines out loud...
    heyabbott heyabbott 16-17 5 days ago

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    Both of them, actually. I didn't know them though.
    mikeamazing99 mikeamazing99 13-15, M Aug 31

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    94 years old when he died, which he said, not dying, going home, my dad is in the corner, finally get to see some people I know,no crying please this is great! quotes about and...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    My parents have been together for 41 years. Through thick and thin. They did so much for me in my life. I was very fortunate to have as many good things as I did as a kid. They...
    quianominorleo quianominorleo 36-40, M 10 hrs ago

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    I really want to support the vaping community a lot. I'm actually very surprised at all the people that have really quit smoking with the help of vaping. Sometimes I wonder if my...
    UnderworldNymph UnderworldNymph 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    I don't want to but I do. I feel betrayed for my mom she did everything for my grandma and grandfather but still they loved my uncle more than my mom. My grandma favored my cousin...
    alone03 alone03 22-25, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    My parents seem uncaring of my own wants and dreams. Almost as if I'm just a robot to be programmed. They expect high grades in maths and science subjects yet none of them are my...
    Kiyomizu Kiyomizu 13-15, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Mother Family Memory (Part Two)..... This is the second note about my mother. Mum's biological parents were very poor in the mid~late 1930's when she was small. So they adopted...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 16 hrs ago

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    My grandfather passed away from stomach cancer in October of 2011. When he was fist diagnosed with stomach cancer, the doctors said he had the cancer two years prior. This was...
    Faith1293 Faith1293 18-21, F Aug 28

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    A Grandfather was sitting by the fire with his two young grandsons, teaching them about the difference between good and bad, positive and negative. The Grandfather tells his...
    EmilyE26 EmilyE26 16-17, F Sep 4

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    I love when my grandfather tells me family stories. This is one of my favorite family stories. the police was chasing my great uncle Anthony. He ran made it home to his six story...
    heyabbott heyabbott 16-17 5 days ago

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    I spent a lot of my youth at my grandparents house. I guess that being in the company of older men : My grandfather and his sons, my uncles, gave me the sense of style I have now...
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M Aug 23

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    Okay so in my last experience i almost went into a complete rant about my luck with relationships.. or guys in general. So decided to post my rant and get it off my chest before i...
    FiftyLyricsInAMiracle FiftyLyricsInAMiracle 13-15, F Aug 25

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    I gave up my job and home to help and take care of my mother grandmother and grandfather then a month ago my grandmother went to the hospital for ovarion cancer and my grandfather...
    jholcomb91 jholcomb91 22-25, M Aug 29

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    A woman in a supermarket is following a grandfather and his badly behaved 3 year-old grandson. It's obvious to her that he has his hands full with the child screaming for sweets in...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Sep 7

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    When I was younger and living on my own, i had an experience with a spirit. My apartment was a studio and had a small loft where my bedroom was. There were no doors in my studio...
    LnlYw2kds LnlYw2kds 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    I looked into my Familys Geneology , and found some clues as to why I am such an Ardent Patriot and Proud American I discovered my bloodline first came here in the 1600s , and...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M Aug 22

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    Every boy and man should be a feminist to undo all the wrong we have done to girls and women from the dawn of age.A woman is the creator or life and as such has always attracted...
    cucksome cucksome 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Every boy and man should be a feminist to undo all the wrong we have done to girls and women from the dawn of age.A woman is the creator or life and as such has always attracted...
    cucksome cucksome 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I've been estranged from my father 8 of the past 10 years. My parents divorced before my first birthday and my mother raised my older sister and I. When I was 3 my father...
    SomedayHeWillBeMine SomedayHeWillBeMine 22-25, F Aug 23

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    Thumbin’ Through The Past. Someone once asked me what kinds of music I liked and I replied that I could enjoy just about anything as long as it’s played and performed...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    I am still a fan fiction writer. I love how I can take a created character's personality into my own make up world. As of now I am writing two stories at the same time. The first...
    Ryel004F Ryel004F 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Actually, it's not me who have seen a host, but my cousin, Michelle... She was two years-old when it happened. My aunt (her mother) was in her bed, reading a story to Michelle late...
    shimy38 shimy38 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    I am a Russian man and I would like to share a story about my life. When I was 7 years old, I began to go to school. I was surrounded by my parents, my maternal grandfather and his...
    alexalan alexalan 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    what kind of men did you grow-up around? i don't like to talk much about my fondness for tall men (especially if they're lanky like the actor who played King Edward VIII on "W.E...
    peppersasen peppersasen 26-30 3 Responses Sep 2

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    As a boy, I used to hate going to the barbers. Sometimes I'd be taken by my father, or my mother, or rarely, by my grandfather. At all times I'd be given a short, back and sides...
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    My dad is my grandfather (moms dad) not biologically but he is my dad and he is dying :( My biological father left my mother when she was pregnant with me, I have two older...
    lonewolfxx lonewolfxx 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    My great Grandfather's Father was from Belgium. Not sure where but from somewhere in Belgium. Then married my great Grandfather's Mother who was from Austria in the states.
    Lynzee13 Lynzee13 18-21, F Sep 7

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    Quotes sometimes helps me think, or even right. There will always be one that makes we sit back and go damn. My grandfather told me this one after I lost my mother a year ago...
    airleas airleas 22-25, F Sep 10

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    Yesterday I was talking to my friend Sara about 9/11 because it was yesterday 13 years ago. We talked about remembering the day which I didn't because I was only 3 at the time, but...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    Dear dad, I write to you not for you but for me and my soul. I realized that I'm hurting myself more holding this grudge against you. I don't think I can ever forgive you for...
    Jimena123 Jimena123 18-21, F a week ago

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    A Go Fund Me page has been set up, but it doesn't really seem as if the people who know me even want to take a look at it - it's like they don't care.I am looking for $250 to cover...
    cosmicdear cosmicdear 18-21, F a week ago

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    It's been a while since I was last here. A lot of things happened. I'm not sure if any of you guys will read this, or care. But I'll share a bit of me with you. Please, excuse my...
    marie027 marie027 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's been a while since I was last here. A lot of things happened. I'm not sure if any of you guys will read this, or care. But I'll share a bit of me with you. Please, excuse my...
    marie027 marie027 22-25, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I lost my father (50) 10 years ago along with my grandfather (his father 78) just 6 months later. Both died of heart attacks and I was 19. My grandmother (She was 64, his mother...
    lastdaysman lastdaysman 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My heart is hurting for my baby. He is in Korea and his grandfather passed away last night. He is trying to be strong, but I know he is in pain.
    AirmanAcesGirl AirmanAcesGirl 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I was diagnosed with OCD last year because of my intrusive thoughts. It didn't make sense to me because I don't have rituals, like everyone else with OCD in my family. I've...
    gatsbygirl88 gatsbygirl88 22-25, F Aug 21

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    My 20-year old son hates me. We have been so close his whole life. He really did not seek out the company of others his age. He grew up in the company of adults and with his IQ and...
    zepha123 zepha123 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 21