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I Lost My Grandmother

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    My G-ma; My Friend.

    When I was eighteen, I was a senior in high school. Five days before graduation, it was warm for May, and my friend and I were having a lot of fun hanging out. My grandmother- who I called "G-Ma" because she was too cool to be a grandma- called me. We often talked on the phone...
    LearningToLoveMe LearningToLoveMe 18-21, F Jan 21, 2013

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    Lost Both My Grandmothers

    One of my grandmothers I knew very well and we were close,she was a wonderful woman and  I miss her like crazy.  She was unselfish and kind,everyone loved her. .I miss cuddling on the couch and listening to her stories of the old days when she was a little girl.I never got to...
    mountainbelle7 mountainbelle7 31-35 Jul 3, 2011

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    I Lost Her....

    When i was young, my only friend was my grandma. She new me more than anyone, even my parents. She could tell when i was sad, mad, or even hungry. Sometimes i would forget to get a drink some water before bed cause my throat would be dry, and she would bring some before i went to...
    mylife101 mylife101 16-17, F Aug 7, 2009

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    My Beloved Maw-maw

    On March 27 2008 around 2 int he afternoon I lost my beloved grandmother. She fought a lifetime of illness and pain and finally the lord decided he wanted her with him and put her pain to a stop. She battled emphysema for many years due to the fact she was a smoker for many many...
    breesmomma breesmomma 22-25, F May 4, 2008

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    My Grandmother Passed Away Today January 22nd 2013, Two Days Shy Of Her 75th Birthday.

    Yeah, I my sister came into the room this morning telling me to "wake up, grandma's only breathing one time a minute, we need to leave in a few". I sprung up, in an effort to digest the news that was just given to me. Within twenty minutes, my aunt was calling back to relay...
    PeAcE4aLL09 PeAcE4aLL09 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 22, 2013

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    I Lost My Only Grandma

    I am adopted and my mom never got married so I only had one grandma. She was so cool. She would take me to the mall, we would have tea parties,and a whole bunch of other stuff, but my grandma had some issues with her mental state, she would forget things, and not remember a lot...
    katheart145 katheart145 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    February 12th, 2013

    She was the glue that kept my grandfather from falling apart. She was the best mother in the world & taught my mom how to be exactly like her. She cooked like a dream, quilted by hand while everyone else was going to machines & taught me how. I miss her, & nothing is the same...
    FluffyLady FluffyLady 41-45, F Nov 17, 2013

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    I lost my grandmother October 31,

    2000. I was 6 years old and I was lost and still am without her. She was my everything when I was little. She was my best friend, playmate, and shopping buddy. She had claimed bankruptcy after she had heart surgery because she maxed all of her cards on clothes and shoes because...
    katiieadjodha katiieadjodha 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I Want to Punch My Aunt In the Face

    I was at work and when I checked my cell phone I had like 10 missed calls. Right away I knew that something must have happened. I phoned my mom back but she wouldn't pick up so I called my brother and asked him if he knows why mom was trying to reach me. So he told...
    GrueneRose GrueneRose 22-25 2 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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    Grandma

    My story may not be as sad as some.... but...... well I lost my grandma in 2008... long time ago yes.. but I'll never forget that day... So my grandma( we called her hilo grandma) was 63 when she died and so she was pretty young........ But it was during late 2007 that she came...
    anger101 anger101 16-17, F Jun 17, 2013

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    I Lost My Grandma Back In January

    I haven't been back to the town where she lived since she passed even though my Dad still lives there. I cant imagine the drive there and her not being at the end of it. -My aunt moved into her house and I again cant imagine going in there and her not being there. With the...
    Danessa Danessa 31-35, F Oct 25, 2012

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    I Lost Both Of My Grandmas In 30 Days

    Writing this brings tears to my eyes. After Christmas 2010 you could tell they were getting old. In May 2011 grandma on my dads side had surgery on her vertebrae. She had osteoporosis and she did not eat much. It was about a week from her 81st birthday, and we went to visit and...
    neversaynever52 neversaynever52 18-21 Jan 2, 2012

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    Depression

    My grandmother passed away today at 4:15 and we had already had planed to go up to iowa but now we aren't really going to have fun but to attend a funeral. Hopefully I will have some fun but I doubt that very highly.
    M4st3rdr4gon M4st3rdr4gon 16-17 3 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    My Granny

    This past Tuesday started out as any other Tuesday, I took my Granny to the doctor, she has cancer, to get some test run then we proceeded to visit her work which she hasn't been to in a couple of months to say hi to some old friends. We had countless lunch dates but we havn't...
    marthasouth marthasouth 18-21 1 Response Nov 19, 2010

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    Nannie.

    I just lost my grandmother on Tuesday August 19th, 2008. I will have to tell you that she was not the nicest grandmother I could have had... but I still loved her. I will miss her deeply and I hope where ever she is she is happy.
    blueeyes1964 blueeyes1964 41-45, F Aug 23, 2008

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    I lost my grandma 5 days ago.

    I was there and had just woken from a nap at the hospital and the nurse was checking her heart beat. It wasn't there. She was only 62. Today was the services and I have cried more in the last week than ever before. I miss her so much.
    Superanaslut Superanaslut 18-21, F Jan 23

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    I Lost My Great Grandmother Recently

    I lost my great grandmother over two months ago, did not realized my lost until I went to her room in my family house (she live in my fathers house.) When I went to the house felt like something was not right (I beleive in god and I beleive that his wish) she was not there. I...
    asdvip asdvip 26-30, M 5 Responses Jan 29, 2012

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    I lost my Nana, May 21 2014 11:20 PM.

    I feel like I am in a bad dream its been four days and its starting to hit me that ill never see you again, I miss you and I love you with all my heart. <3 Googie
    GoogieGoo GoogieGoo 22-25, F May 25

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    My Best Friend

    My grandmother passed away on Feb 15 @ 4 in the morning in 2002. I miss her sooo much everyday and cant wait to see her again. She was not only my grandmother but my best friend also...I told her everything. She is loved and missed and everyday. Love you mamaw
    LipstickandBruises LipstickandBruises 26-30, F Jun 5, 2008

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    No my sister didn't die in some depressing accident. She hasn't died at all. She sits on the couch beside me but yet she's gone. I know where she'd rather be. Not with me but with...
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    Gilbert84 Gilbert84 26-30, M 10 hrs ago

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    If somebody ever asked me about my life, I will always refer to you. It will always start with the day I first saw your face, and how everything seemed to change. I will continue...
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    My gran......... what can I say about this fantastic lady. She had such an amazing personality, a beautiful person inside and out. Sadly she is no longer with us, she might be gone...
    mysticangel40 mysticangel40 36-40, F Oct 4

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    I have a little story that needs to be told. I had a little girl she was only 3 days old when I had to say goodbye. I never got to hold her until it was that time. I held her and...
    KittyKurious KittyKurious 26-30, F Oct 16

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    Frankly, my grandmother enjoys it. It's really starting to get embarrassing.
    BleuGardenia BleuGardenia 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    Can you believe the nerve of some people!!!! Throwing walruses at grandmothers!!!!!!!!! So rude!!!!
    Kitry Kitry 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    Nettie May Lee was born in 1892, in the back of a covered wagon, near Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory. My great-grandmother was married in 1911, raised 4 boys, with the first child...
    Maveriick1962 Maveriick1962 51-55, M Oct 6

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    Not Because I Want To Be&Don't Usually Tell People I Am!-I was pregnant at 17 and had my 1st child at 18. She turned around, got pregnant at age 16 (while I was working nights to...
    SexiestChocolate SexiestChocolate 41-45, F Oct 7

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    My great grandmother has to stay with us now since she can't live by herself anymore. One of her children had suggested to put her in a nursing and my aunt and mother wasn't about...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    Since My great grandmother's body doesn't work like it used to I have to do things for her. Until mom gets home then I just do what mom says or what granny says. Mom has to sort...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    "I'd like to get lost in the darkest corners of your mind". When I wrote her this line, I was lost, lost in life. One day you wake up and realise your life has past by and you...
    Krist0f Krist0f 41-45, M 4 Responses Oct 10

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    So here's me roughly 10 years ago. Artist, musician, technician, teacher, touring with my band part time, working on some kids books and short movie scripts. Owned my own business...
    platoflats platoflats 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    I suppose I did. But I mean this question can be interpreted in different way. I lost someone mentally as I'm growing up. He's physically still alive and breathing and comes back...
    RuneK RuneK 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    In July I lost my 22 year old daughter to a car accident. Everything felt empty, and pointless. I work, I eat, I sleep, kind of. I tramp thru life like a numb soldier, doing...
    Frigginfantastic2 Frigginfantastic2 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had success with a great family, with work where I was respected and valued by my company and by my customers. I worked hard on improving my health, and had finally reached my...
    gmeza98 gmeza98 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    I lost a part of me when someone very important to me left. I was too dependent on him and didn't think anything bad would happen. If I were to say I lost a part of me a year ago...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    My dad was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2009. At the time, I was 12 years old in grade 7. I had no idea what was going on until 2-3 months later. My dad was loosing a lot of...
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    I'm lost, when you left, you took me with you. I got lost in you. In a love so true, so wild and free. You left with all of me and now there is nothing left for anyone to see. I'm...
    H3lt3rSk3lt3r H3lt3rSk3lt3r 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    My dad died three years ago. I lost him 6 days after I lost my grandma, and on the first day of middle school. Even though my parents were divorced, and I didn't live with him, he...
    mugzib mugzib 13-15, F Oct 11

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    I have lost 3 stone in 7 months and i am very proud of myself! I have always been a yo yo dieter but within the last 6 years of being in a long term relationship i found it hard to...
    OrangeLemons24 OrangeLemons24 22-25, F Oct 13

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    I so do feel lost , everything that i seemed to know doesnt seem valid anymore . Everything i grew up with looks like a ghost of an idea as if everything i knew didnt work at all...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F Oct 16