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I Love My Grandpa

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    Coincidence?

    So apparently it's grandparents day today? I just found out which i think is crazy because my super funny and caring grandpa has been in the hospital for a couple months now. Early this morning he had open heart surgery. Two of his main arteries were clogged and so they had to...
    Briasauris Briasauris 16-17, F Sep 13, 2011

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    A Tragic Story

    i loved my grandpa, he truly was a great man. He flew a bomber in ww2 and was a pilot afterwards, he even flew the beatles and lassie and got their autographs... i guess lassy gave him his paw print. He was a loving father and grandfather, he would watch me when i was a kid. i...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M Sep 14, 2011

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    My Grandfather Is Not Doing Well

    Yesterday I was working at the house when my mom called and said that they had to call the emergency to take my grandfather to the hospital. For the last few years his body has been braking down. And the last few months have been really intense. Hes been to the hospital more...
    TadaAsatoorian TadaAsatoorian 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 21, 2013

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    I wonder if I'll be as sweet

    as my grandpa for not minding me eating everything he puts in the fridge (without asking) :-/
    Stubborngirll Stubborngirll 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Gramps Was The Best

    Not everyone would have the lavish luxury of spending time with their grandparents from their birth. I have been one of those very fortunate ones who was able to enjoy the best part of my youth, until I was almost 20+ years old, with both sets of my grandparents, paternal and...
    kermeey kermeey 61-65, M Aug 18, 2011

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    I Love My Granpa Auxier

    i love my grampa auxier he is the only guy in my life who has never hurt me or let me down . there is no other guy who i love more . he is always there for me and he has done alot for me even when he wasnt in the best of health. he calls me frog lol this silly nickname that he...
    needhelpconfused needhelpconfused 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2009

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    I love him so much!!!

    I can't imagine my life without him.
    Huskyforders Huskyforders 13-15, F Oct 19

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    I Lost My Grandfather

    NOVEMBER 24, 2012 - My grandfather died of a heart attack before his vehicle crashed into a pick up truck. The 11-year-old girl that was in the same accident was my little sister. I couldn't help myself when I heard about my grandpa's death. At that morning, I gave up everything...
    LittleMamash LittleMamash 16-17, F Nov 16, 2013

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    My grandpa is amazing,

    but we've noticed he's been a little off the past few months. The doctors just told us he is suffering from Alzheimer's. Yesterday he was arrested for trying to get into a house he lived in ten years ago. He can't understand why they won't let him in his house. The police...
    scorpio1106 scorpio1106 36-40, F 2 Responses May 9

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    A Person Like No Other...

    He was there for me when i needed him the most,to encourage me,to teach me,to make me smile when i felt down. but most of all he belived in me... he's a person who's always on the go,active.but to see him this way,weak and helpless is the worst thing a person can experiance...
    amigirlsmile amigirlsmile 18-21, F Jan 10, 2013

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    Last Winter... Grandpa.

    Grandpa had been very suicidal for the past month. Grandma told me that he had shock therapy that worked on him when he was young but that can only happen once. She also told me that if grandpa really killed himself he wouldn't go to hell cause he's sick. We couldn't tell him...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 17, 2013

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    My Grandpa Was the Most Amazing Man Ever

    Once he told me that beautiful woman are invisible and we are so dazzled by outside so we never make it inside. Smart man. (wink)   update 29/7/08 My grandpa had many philosophical stories and quotations. But he was most famous for his story telling. When he went to his...
    KIK KIK 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    But Hes Driving Me Nuts!

    Hes 93 years old so i should cut him some slack but most of the time its like trying to teach a 5 year old. He has no idea about anything electronic. He constantly asking me about my cell phone and he doesnt get what texting is. It drives me NUTS I would really like him to stop...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2010

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    Wonderful Grandpa

    My grandpa has always been here for me :) And vice versa. He was the man who took me to school every day during Kindergarten and would make me sit down and try to teach me how to read. Oh how I loved it! Yes, I am a bookworm now. Him and I always exchange books, both of us lovers...
    kulashka kulashka 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2011

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    Mustache

    So my grandfather was telling me a story yesterday about his times in the marines, and I thought I'd share it with you people. Once upon a time, i was in the marines as a nineteen year old boy, and we had this ******* of a sergeant. He was the most sadistic and aggravating man I...
    junholaday junholaday 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2012

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    Originally A Blog

    but think it fits better here.... The Funeral It started with the viewing on Sunday evening. Several friends turned out and shared their condolences. There was a photo slide that people watched that showed my grandfather from his childhood to the last weeks of his life...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 18, 2010

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    Luhpoloboaa Luhpoloboaa 18-21, M Jul 3

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    My Hero

    My Grandpa was always a quiet man.  Shy and caring, he loved to take care of people, especially my Grandma.  He loved to garden and work in his wood shop.  He grew up on a cotton farm in the Great Depression and his father did not let him go to school.  But...
    jimmyblue jimmyblue 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 25, 2010

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    Grandpa R

    well yesterday my grandpa was sagging oh my gosh it was weird and then he went to the mall and wanted to buy a snap back and i was like what are you thinking and he was like all the boys do it and i was like yeah their all 13_17 hahah it was a tripp
    JUSTKATELYN JUSTKATELYN 16-17, F Jul 13, 2012

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    My grandpa is a wonderful man,

    he was wounded in combat during World War II. He was the father I longed for he sacrificed so much for us to help raise us. He is my mentor,My teacher and my best friend. He has lymphoma he finished his radiation treatments it wore him down. He had a heart attack 2 weeks ago...
    emuzzipapa emuzzipapa 16-17, F May 23

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    Me And my grandpa have always been very close.

    ... He's pretty much been a Dad to me all these years....he was telling me today how he remembers saying to my mum when she was pregnant he wants it to be a boy because he already had a Queen ( My granny) and 3 princess ( my mum and 2 Aunties) but instead he got another girl and...
    Daisy26599 Daisy26599 13-15, F Jul 24

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    I Love My Grandpa So Much

    I love my grandpa more than anyone else. He's supportive and nice and will stick up for you. He's been there when my mom did some really bad things. My grandma passed away from cancer when I was 9 and I never really bonded with my grandpa before then but I sure am glad I have him...
    Pursuitofhappiness16 Pursuitofhappiness16 13-15, F Oct 29, 2013

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    My Papa!

    I love my grandpa. I miss him so much. He lives thousands of miles away from me. I wish i could be with him everyday just like when i was a kid. Everyday after school my cousins and and i would go to our grandparents house and those were some of the best days of my life. i...
    Michhhhnat Michhhhnat 26-30, F 3 Responses May 13, 2011

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    I Miss Him!

    My grandpa died 4 years ago to his 5th heart attack. Before that he had had multiple strokes and his right leg was killing him. God knows what else he had! he was an alcoholic so that may have been why his memory was getting worse every day, but I suspect it was Altzheimers. He...
    Nesikha Nesikha 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2008

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    Good Memories

    Every night he played card or board games while drinking a glass of vodka. We played hearts, blackjack, monopoly, and many other games with him. He was funny, sad, and kind. Goodbye Grandpa.
    SweetAfton SweetAfton 36-40, M Oct 28, 2011

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    he has been there for me all the time <3 he

    will always be there for me and he i will miss him if he ever passes away he is like a father to me
    nicolefra432 nicolefra432 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    He's such a **** sometimes

    but he's awesome and I love him to death! He's like my bestie he loves to go shopping and go out to eat he always pays for my food and I always give him to buy me stuff lol I guess that's what grandpas are for. He spoils me. Hes great and forever in my heart. I love spending...
    ZaquoyaTinsley ZaquoyaTinsley 13-15, F Nov 20

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    The Old-Fashioned Christmas Tree My Grandpa died in 1980 at the age of 81, and I remember him telling me and my sisters stories about life in the olden days. I recall one story...
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    I am a big coffee drinker. I could drink several pots a day and, I believe this stems from a memory from my childhood. One of my fondest memories from my youth is visting my...
    BubbaSasquatch BubbaSasquatch 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 24

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    My grandpa is so funny. Everytime he calls me, I say "Hi Grandpa!" And he responds with "Grandpa?...." And I'm like -_____- "...Grandpa WINSTON" I think to myself "I think after 25...
    TheMeBMini25 TheMeBMini25 22-25, F Nov 29

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    My grandpa...the only one that meant anything to me out of my blood relation. I never met him until I was 13. We weren't super close, we didn't visit often, but I could completely...
    orchids2blu orchids2blu 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My grandparents are some of the funniest people I've ever seen. My grandpa is really quiet and mumbles to himself all the time, and then just cackles because he thought he was...
    Leannaix Leannaix 18-21, F Nov 20

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    A little boy and his grandfather were sitting on their front porch one afternoon, when the grandfather pulled out a cold beer from a cooler sitting next to him, popped the top, and...
    Braden007 Braden007 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 29

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    My grandfather is 94. Well almost 95. He served in World War Two as a sailor. He met my deceased grandmother during World War Two while working on repairing the same airplane. He...
    FiftyLyricsInAMiracle FiftyLyricsInAMiracle 13-15, F Dec 9

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    This should go under I have lost someone who is important to me as well. But I will put it here. I lost one of my Grandpas when I was in first grade. Yes, it sucked. I cried and...
    TheLoner1234 TheLoner1234 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    I have always thought of myself as a "loner". I usually can and am perfectly content with finding ways to amuse myself whether it's reading a book, playing video games, drawing...
    Lorelai1717 Lorelai1717 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    The summer of 1992 I was on a cross country drive with my grandparents. Puberty was in full swing along with my moods. I was turning 12 and with my changing body came a new love of...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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    Well on this day last year something changed all of our family... I just don't know what to say He was the one keeping us together keeping us strong Even though all the things...
    fallingangel08 fallingangel08 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I think thinks would have been easier, for grandma, mom, dad, and especially me. He was the brave one. The funny one. The hub. I feel I'm similar to him more than the rest of the...
    The7thBeatle The7thBeatle 26-30, F Nov 23

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    Grandma got run over by a reindeer walking home from our house Christmas Eve, you can say there's no such thing as Santa, but as for me and grandpa, we believe. Now the goose is on...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F a week ago

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    I was lucky to get to visit her today. Although I couldn't stay there for too long, but I enjoyed talking to her and laughing together (she's very funny) . I also miss my grandpa...
    LuvBug1962 LuvBug1962 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Grandpa...where do I start?! Well you always made me laugh, you always told the funniest jokes, sometimes more then once but they were still funny:) you always had a kind heart and...
    AbbieBaby AbbieBaby 22-25, F Dec 3

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    Since Christmas is coming around I hope my grandma takes me to the base tiger some coast guard apparel. My grandma is one of my favorite heroes along with my grandpa since he...
    JayC15 JayC15 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Nostalgia is something that we often think about this time of year...It can affect us in so many capacities...Memories of our childhood come flashing back as it were yesterday...My...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I have a friend who is Cherokee IndianWhen she was a young girl her Mother taught her how to make the magical healing dreamcatcher . It is very sacred spiritual craft. Her Mother's...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 9 Responses Dec 3

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    fell in love with this girl who just went out of my grandpas hospital room 2 minutes ago. shes a respiratory therapists and wow shes freakin gorgeous and her voice damn *.*
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    I love my Grandma to death. She's basically taken the place of my mom. I'd go to the ends of the world for her. If anything were to happen to her, my entire existence...I'd just...