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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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    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...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Luhpoloboaa Luhpoloboaa 18-21, M Jul 3

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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 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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    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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    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...
    smhinterrupted smhinterrupted 36-40, F 2 Responses May 9

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Today makes 1 year since my papaw died. I remember rushing to the hospital and throwing my phone on the ground and running out once the nurse told me the news about my papaw...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    When my grandfather was young, he planted a tree in his front yard and told my grandmother that their grand kids would play on it one day. And it was true. And he built swings on...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My family has a history of diseases, especially cancer. These diseases were what left my mother and her siblings orphans at young ages. I knew that one of my grandparents was...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 7 hrs ago

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    I was drawing Tuesday night.. And I was listening to music I do that so I don't get scared. I used to be afraid to go in my own room. me and Jake used to sleep with dad every...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I love my grandparents a lot. I have never met my grandpa on my mom's side because he died before I was born. I know that he was an amazing guy though. My grandmother on my mom's...
    sweetcrystalynn sweetcrystalynn 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    When I was 12 I was sent to live with my grandparents. I was very rebellious in my teenage years and when I was 13 we having family friends over for dinner and I was being loud...
    msjayy msjayy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Christmas means a lot to me. It was the one time a year that my family could pretend to be normal. Sure, we plastered fake smiles on our face and we were on our best behavior at my...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F Jul 14

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    When I was younger I'd go to my grandparents and my grandpa would have the best fireworks, and we'd have sparklers and everything you could imagine. It was amazing. Till they...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I went to a family reunion today and it was so nice seeing so many of my relatives that I haven't seen in so long. Playing with my little cousins, talking to my aunts and uncles...
    newgirl52 newgirl52 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love my grandmas and my grandfather. My great great grandma is 92 and my other grandma is 76. My grandpa (for whatever reason I used to call him P-Pale pronounced P Paw) anyway...
    LovelyDeadly LovelyDeadly 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Let's eat Grandpa Let's eat, Grandpa PUNCTUATION It could save someone's life.
    NathansInTrouble NathansInTrouble 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I know a death is something your shouldn't let affect your life, but I can't handle it at times. I didn't just lose a grandpa, I lost more then that. I lost a special man in my...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Well, here goes. I was out shopping with my grandparents, the weather was BOILING us alive so we had all the windows of the car open, and we were driving away from the shop when we...
    SuperLemon SuperLemon 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Part 2 my grandma gave me this neck less also it's a real leaf my grandpa pick up off of the ground went to the gold place and got it hardened and dipped in gold and have it to my...
    Midnightthetimberwolf Midnightthetimberwolf 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I never met my dad until I was 8 really and my mom was an extreme alcoholic. My grandparents have always been like my parents.
    trysten778 trysten778 13-15, F Jul 20

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    I am From New York, I love New York! My mom grew up in Brooklyn NY, met my stupid dad from California in college at NYU had me and my siblings born in New York Manhattan, so as me...
    GisselleButCallMeGiGi GisselleButCallMeGiGi 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I've known my ex for 15 years, her older brother for just as long. He was my best friend, we grew up together, and we were brothers. 8 Years ago, he was killed in Iraq, and over...
    bigbluecolonel bigbluecolonel 26-30, M Jul 16

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    I have two adorable longhaired chihuahuas. Its the first time I've ever had more than one dog at a time. I originally got my 8 month old brown tri girl Faye, 3.3lbs, to keep my...
    julia247 julia247 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Had an evening in with my wonderful husband the other night. The girls were away visiting their grandparents so we had the evening all to ourselves. The weather is really warm so I...
    Tina303 Tina303 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I think about being with you, I think about the little things. I want us to get in the car and drive up to my grandparents house a week before Christmas when all of my...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My wife and I adopted a retired racing greyhound about six months ago. We'd been considering a dog for the last ten years, but really wanted to wait until the time felt right. Her...
    BJH72 BJH72 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    So I used to be the skinny cousin in my family and my older cousin, Martha was pretty big. She got accepted to beauty college and lost all the weight in about a year and a half...
    MilkJune MilkJune 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    Johnny's daddy was taking him fishin' When he was eight years old A little girl came through the front gate holdin' a fishing pole His dad looked down and smiled, said we can't...
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M Jul 7

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    I'm really scared of my family members dying. I'm a senior in high school and my dad died three years ago. His death was really unexpected so after that I was like "Wow, it's true...
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I've just started watching the madmen series... They're soooo good!! The clothes, styling and set makes me think so much of what life was like for my grandparents. Fab. How have I...
    EttaS EttaS 36-40, F Jul 10

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    At my grandparents house. No desserts??? Blasphemy!!!
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F Jul 10

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    I am a lesbian. I would like to be asked dirty questions. I am very wet right now the naughtier the better. Might do some guys :) will see I don't care right now ask away...
    kittykat6918 kittykat6918 13-15, F 12 Responses