I Am Proud of My Grandfather

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    And All The Men In The 'cook' Family

    My paternal grandfather is 64 years old on March 7th of last month. He still is in amazing shape. He has run marathons all over Maine, won at least half a dozen trophies, and still runs marathons now! I can't believe his health. He has worked in the mill sense his 20's, and he...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 15, 2011

    Simply Amazing Character

    After loosing his Parents at a tender age of six, Being the only Child for his rich Parents his properties became his enemies and his relatives conspired to kill him because of greed. But, My Grandfather was wise enough to know his relative's plans and he escaped from them and...
    neeran neeran
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Sep 9, 2011

    I would like to say happy Father's Day to

    both my maternal grandpa and my paternal grandad. You've bother been there for me when my dad hasn't. You've both loved me.! Grandpa. You always remind me how my first word was to you and it was daddy. You have let me live with you aswell. Grandad you've stuck up for Me. You've...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 20, 2015

    I Couldn't Be Prouder.

    I idolised my grandfather whom I called Poppy. Although I didn't get to spend as much time with him (he passed away when I was 9) I will always treasure the time we did spend together. I didn't know this until just recently but he was a Sapper in the 9Th Division, in the R.A.E.M...
    bufy1981 bufy1981
    26-30, F
    Mar 23, 2009

    There is hope in the death of someone

    so very loved. A certain hope that means to show us that without anguish, without grievance, there would not be the strength to remember. I will allow myself to curse about the transgression of death for the time being -- there is no excuse for neglecting memories just to spare...
    Myplethora Myplethora
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 27, 2014

    "i Am Proud Of My Grandfather"

    i loved my grandfather so muchthe greatest guya farmer who made the best biltonghe could tell you the best jokeshe has been so much fun to be withhe knew how to entertain peopleit is important to be a good humanbeing
    wessel wessel
    51-55, M
    Mar 16, 2011

    In Nazi-time my grandfather was pastor of the

    Confessing Church in Germany. Each Sunday he was preaching and admonish his parish not to follow Hitler but God. The Nazis were already looking for him and some friends adviced my grandfather to flee but he denied. When the Second World War started the Nazis gave order to arrest...
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    Apr 19

    A Cut Above Rest

      My paternal grandfather, a lifetime Navy man, is someone I will hold in high regard for the rest of my life. Gratitude is something I feel for him in overwhelming abundance. Many of my greatest life lessons I learned from him, though my grandma truly was right there next...
    constantchange constantchange
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2009

    Both Of Them

      One was an educator from whom I learned a great deal of knowledge. The other was a career Navy man who gave me my love for the sea.
    gladiate gladiate
    51-55, M
    Oct 28, 2009
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