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I Love My Grandpa

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I hear about people grandparents

    who are really strict and shout at them for everything... They only thing my grandpa shouted at me for was being to quiet and not getting out of bed... I now live with him ( he just can't get rid off me) and I have the wake up call of " Daisy darling it's time to wake up" every...
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    This week has been extremely emotionally

    draining. My grandpa had a stroke on Monday that resulted in bleeding in his brain and lack of movement on the left side of his body. Since he is 83 rehab was not an option, so my family made the choice to put him in hospice care. Because of his stroke he cannot swallow foods...
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 2 Responses May 22

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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...
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F Jul 24, 2014

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    I miss you so much! I used to sit in your lap

    and watch movies with you. I miss your smell, your big worn hands, your hugs, the way you loved me. I was always your "little girl." Why did you have to go away? You were my first and only crush! I wish you were here when I need you! XXXOOO
    SandyBelle SandyBelle 22-25, F Jul 15

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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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    I would go down to deobay

    or to see him every summer
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M Jun 23

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Luhpoloboaa Luhpoloboaa 18-21, M Jul 3, 2014

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    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 8 Responses May 25

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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 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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    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 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 18-21, 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...
    JARSMS JARSMS 36-40, F 2 Responses May 9, 2014

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    Today my grandpa was telling me

    when my mum was about 8 he was working nights ( he was a policeman and this was in about 1990) and while he was in bed my mother and her friend decided to put a very hot chilli in his mouth while he was asleep. He was telling me how he woke my with his mouth on fire and then...
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    My grandpa is such a chill person.

    Just before his bypass surgery 6 years ago, he was taking a nap. The doctor was laughing and telling my dad how he's performed surgery on hundreds of people and he's never seen anyone fall asleep even hours before surgery because they're nervous. And then there's my grandpa, not...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F May 13

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    I love my grandpa very much

    but he's 93 and very grouchy and old school Hispanic and has crazy opinions about things... Like right now... He just called me and woke me up to ***** about Eskimos.... Who the **** has problems with Eskimos??? I guess he does... 0_0
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 11

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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 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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    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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    Just found out this could be my grandads last

    weekend :( I'm pretty upset about that, we wasn't close but over the past few days we have been and he's family so it is still upsetting
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F Jan 17

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    I was trying to convince my brother

    that he was not my actual sibling and that he was born from a plant in Mars and our family had adopted him from there. He wasn't willing to believe in me, so he said "okay, I'll go ask grandpa" and ran to my grandparents' room. I followed him there and I heard him complaining to...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F Jun 19

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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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    Happy 85th birthday grandpa!

    I love you and miss you so much. I wish I was up there with you to celebrate. You're a good man and I look up to you. Happy birthday grandpa. Love you.
    gjf112 gjf112 16-17, M Apr 15

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    I got to hang out with my grandpa

    for awhile today, I brought my kitten for him to hold, he loves her and wants to keep her now lol :)
    DustToDust97 DustToDust97 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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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 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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