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I Miss My Grandma

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    The Love We Shared - The Love We SharedThe pungent scent of garlic and onions sizzling in olive oil woke me from a deep sleep.  I smiled, thinking, “Nana must be here.”  Then...
    slver slver 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2011

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    Grandmama And Grammy - All growing up I had a lot of grandparents, but I only had two that really meant very much to me. I want to share my love and respect for them, tell you both...
    MsEmiA89 MsEmiA89 22-25, F Mar 19, 2013

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    I Love You Grandma- Why Dose The Night Sky Have Stars? - when I was 10 i was depressed and the only peoson who could cheer me up was my grandma. One night we where walking into the...
    lianawolf lianawolf 22-25, F Feb 14, 2013

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    So.... - Went out today for my aunties 50th Birthday Bbq lunch and have only just gotten home 9.00pm. It started at 12. Was so nice catching up with everybody as I haven't seen...
    AmethystWings AmethystWings 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2011

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    Seamstress - My Grandma could sew like nobody's business.  She didn't do it for a living, but I suppose she could have.  She sewed most of her own clothes.  I'm not...
    Lilt Lilt 46-50 19 Responses Nov 13, 2008

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    I miss my grandma so much. She passed away in August. The hardest part of letting go is that I only had a week with her. I've never met her before that. I remember talking to her...
    MexicanGirl76 MexicanGirl76 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    My grandma died 9 years ago this June. I remember that day like it was yesterday. I would do anything to have her back, spend more time with her, take back all the times I was a...
    JerseyRoyaltyx0 JerseyRoyaltyx0 18-21, F Mar 1

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    1 Year! - Sometimes I look at a photo of her and i smile because it has taken me an extra moment to comprehend that she isn't with us anymore. My buba(my Macedonian grandmother...
    Beccccx Beccccx 18-21, F Jul 2, 2013

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    A Grandmother's Love - Lord, where to begin? She adopted me after my Mom killed herself. She loved me every day that I had her. She passed away from cancer when I was 12. She...
    TeresasTears TeresasTears 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    Missing Everything About My Grandma - About a month ago on my parents last visit they brought two things that was left to me from my grandma her quilt that was on her bed and the...
    fallenrach fallenrach 26-30 4 Responses Aug 10, 2013

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    Why I Am Who I Am......... - This one's for you, GRAM. You are the one who made me who I am.... Due to divorce of my Mom and my Stepdad, and to my Mom's mental illness, our...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 5 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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    I Miss My Gram - She died a month ago and I'm still struggling with the loss. This feels a little selfish as at the end she was suffering. She was 102 years old and bed ridden at...
    mac885 mac885 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 9, 2013

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    I miss my grandmothers. I barely knew my maternal grandma, from what I heard she was a sharply dressed woman who was a force to be reckon with and above all don't call her red. She...
    Kaseirae14 Kaseirae14 22-25, F Apr 5

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    Little Things - My birthday was last monday and it was the first birthday without my grandma. She passed away last year with cancer. She had cancer and it spread to her bone...
    BONDSxCANTxBExBROKEN BONDSxCANTxBExBROKEN 16-17 Jul 3, 2011

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    My Gran Was The Best! - My Gran would always make my favorite pie (lemon meringue) when I would visit her. Mmmmmmmmmmm. She always hummed when she was in the kitchen and sang...
    veiledsadness veiledsadness 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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    I Wish She Was Still Here - I've really only ever known 1 set of my grandparents, my dad's mom and his step dad, who i called grandma and papa. My mom's mom died a couple of years...
    cortcort cortcort 18-21, F Jun 12, 2012

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    I Miss Her(grandma) So Much - i can relate-my grandma raised me,for my mother wanted to leave me in the hospital when i was born,because my dad was a black man,my grandma brought...
    dollyd dollyd 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 24, 2009

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    I Miss My Grandma So Much - I miss my Grandmother so much,sometimes it hurts..She had alzheimer's and died about 1 week ago.Her Doctor and some other people are saying that she's...
    Lirona Lirona 18-21, F 1 Response May 28, 2012

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    Lost My Grandmother To Cancer - The last time of my summer vacation I spent with my grandmother since I knew that would be the last time I ever saw her in my life. August came and...
    ElaPanda ElaPanda 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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    My dear grandmother passed away less than a month ago. She was an angel on earth and I don't just say that because she was my grandma. She touched every heart from every single...
    theappleofhereye theappleofhereye 26-30, F Feb 5

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    My Grandma..... Present But Missing - I miss my Nanna - She is a great lady. She currently resides in a home and has very advanced damencia. This has made it very challenging...
    Grandson22 Grandson22 36-40, M Dec 30, 2012

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    My Grandma Died Today. - She was one of the few people who I feel loved me for me. I couldn't even find time in my day to call her when she was dying. I don't know why I am so...
    endlesspursuit endlesspursuit 26-30, M Aug 27, 2013

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    If Wishes Were Horses - My Grams...I miss her so much. But never so much as in recent weeks. She always knew what to say and when. No matter how bad things were she could speak a...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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    My Grandma The Only True Family I Had - Me and my grandma wasnt close but i know that she safed my life when i was five. my aunt was choking me and my mom just stood there holding...
    brokenNhurt brokenNhurt 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    She Died When I Was 14 - My family is dysfunctional and have disowned me because my boyfriend is black. Grandma is the only one I think would have accepted him. Why did she have to...
    ameeker ameeker 21-25, F 4 Responses Nov 14, 2007

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    Its Been Eleven Months And It Still Hurt As Bad As The Fisrt Day - Please God bring her back to me at least for one night in one more dream, let me know she's ok that she's...
    vanessaMon vanessaMon 26-30 3 Responses Mar 21, 2012

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    I Miss Her - My grandmother was diagnosed with cancer three years ago. I was scared for her, but then she beat it. Everyone was so happy! That is, until a few years ago when it...
    ladycupcake9811 ladycupcake9811 13-15, F 1 Response May 18, 2012

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    Thank You, and I Love You! - She was a farmer's daughter and a farmer's wife.  By the time I was born, she and Grandpa were divorced.  She would come to visit us for a...
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 8, 2008

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    My grandma died 15 years ago nothing thus far n my life has hurt me like when she died I had a hard couple of years after her death bt eventually I look back n see that the pain...
    Boolove135 Boolove135 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    Sometimes You Just Can't Think Of A Title. - My grandma died this morning at 4:10 AM CET. I learned about it 20 minutes later and drove up to the hospital. I feel like writing...
    Kletti Kletti 70+ 1 Response Sep 12, 2012

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    5 Years Old - Memory. She is lying on the couch watching Mary Poppins, with her cousin even though she knew it was stupid, and was struggling to stay awake; fighting sleep. The...
    rxcsoccerstar rxcsoccerstar 18-21, F Mar 10, 2013

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    I lost my grandma in June... And we were so close. I miss her everyday. I am still hoping that one day she will visit me in my dreams while I'm sleeping... Or a medium will come to...
    Hannajaneee Hannajaneee 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    My grandma was my best friend. She was ALWAYS there for me when I needed her. She passed away on July 4th, 2012. Hardest day of my life. I wanted to go with her. I miss her so much...
    soccerismylife13 soccerismylife13 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    my grandma was amazing. she was an EMT, emergency medical technician. basically, she helped people. she helped people her whole life. she was the one person I loved more than...
    haiitzamanda haiitzamanda 13-15, F Mar 5

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    Heartbroken - My Grandma was the most wonderful person in the world - I know most people say that about their own but seriously, you would have loved her. She was 82 years old when...
    PMA230531 PMA230531 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Gone Forever - I lost my grandma about 3 years ago now and well she was that one person you could always turn and talk to.. Of course she was Mexican-American she spoke a lot of...
    MsMunkie MsMunkie 22-25, F Oct 2, 2013

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    5 Years Later And Pain Still Hurts - I lost my grandma a lil over 5 years ago and for what reason? I have no clue. Nobody does. I grew up living with my parents, my teenage sister...
    dodgergurl12 dodgergurl12 22-25 3 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    Today was my Grandmothers Birthday. It was pretty sad for me but I'm glad I got through it . She would of been 99 years old. I love her so much and I know she is looking over me.
    london21 london21 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Well, last night at 11:32PM My grandmother passed away, they had already pumped her stomach and stuff. She didn't eat or drink for four days and her face was just gaunt and sunken...
    louisrcac louisrcac 13-15, M Mar 16

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    I Miss My Grandma And I Know You Miss Yours, So Tell Me A Story About Her And Ill Put It In My Book - Ok, for those of you who said they are submitting stories, please inbox them...
    MeltedFlowers MeltedFlowers 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 6, 2012

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    Grandma Bathory - She was the only person who ever showed me any form of compassion as a kid really. I used to love when I got to go to her house I could tell her things I couldn't...
    farfrominnocent farfrominnocent 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 1, 2012

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    I had some great moments with my grandma. One particular one comes to mind. I was pretty spoiled by my grandma. She lived here for a little while in the 90's at some point. I...
    Starya Starya 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    Bye Bye - I recently lost my Grandmother, she was more of a mom to me though. She has died and I can't have her back and I am missing her more and more as the days drag on.
    teresa1111 teresa1111 16-17, F Aug 20, 2013

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    My Favorite Part Of A Town - There is a small town somewhee I wouldn't tell you it's name,Even that I'll let everyone know that this small,old city is in the south of Europe...
    shegoes shegoes 13-15, F Jul 18, 2013

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    Grandma, I know you watch over my mom & I and all of your daughters, grandchildren, & great-grandchildren I loved you & continue to love you more than you know You know how much...
    genieinthebottle7 genieinthebottle7 18-21, F Mar 3

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    I Miss Her Wise Counsel - My grandmother was among the last of her kind; a true lady. She was gentle in her words and actions. She rarely had a harsh word to say about anyone. Even...
    Littlebrownbat Littlebrownbat 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2011

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    My Grand Father Late Sh. Babu Ram - My grandfather passed away on January 5, 2013. He was admitted to Vidyasagar Institute of Mental Health, Neuro & Allied Sciences (VIMHANS), New...
    ashusisodiya ashusisodiya 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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    We Miss You - It's been seven months since we said our goodbyes to you, that I can't still believe it. At first it was unreal, thought we were fine, but as time passes your absence...
    thelacelashes thelacelashes 22-25, F Jun 11, 2013

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    My Lovely Grandmother - I was closer to my Grandmother than I have ever been to my mother.   We lived with her and then she lived with us. She was very polite and very kind. And...
    liguidgold liguidgold 41-45, F 53 Responses May 19, 2011

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    I Lost 2 Of My Grandmas Way Too Soon - im 19 and i lost my grandma when i was 9 and she was 59 back in 2003 from lung cancer.we lived with her ever since we moved to tennessee when...
    miranda94 miranda94 18-21, F Oct 4, 2013

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    Her Huge Scarf - I have a scarf that my grandma gave me when I was young. She would wrap me up in it and say now all the weight of the world is off your shoulders. She would...
    FreshBeginning FreshBeginning 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2012