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I Miss My Grandmother Who Passed Away

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    Regret

    My grandmother passed away 3 years ago a month before i turned 16.  She got cancer when she was 12 but her parents never told her cause they didnt want her to worry about something like that but they did get rid of it, but it came back again sometime in her life but as...
    katiebug19 katiebug19 18-21, F 2 Responses May 15, 2009

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    Two years ago today..

    On her husbands birthday(the day after the anniversary of my other grandfathers passing)We were all ready for her to pass, it was a long time coming. Early Alzheimer's is what got her at age 72.. The day before we all said our goodbyes and I stayed at my aunts house.. I got...
    Jessicaliners Jessicaliners 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    My grandmother passed away nearly a month ago.

    She was like my mother - she raised me, cared for me when nobody else would. she was the one I went to when I needed help. My oldest daughter adored her. I would visit her every day. I visited her hours before she died. She seemed fine and then at 1:15 in the morning my father...
    roseblossom90 roseblossom90 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I Miss You Grandma

    My grandma passed away yesterday and I miss her so much. she had been battling emphysema for 3 years and she has had 35 lung infections in 1 year. I had just got back from Sixth Form when i was told and I was also told that she died painlessly and peacefully and that she wasn't...
    b2utyshawol01 b2utyshawol01 18-21, F Apr 27, 2013

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    My grandmother passed away.

    She won't be there at my wedding. She won't hold my children. I would do anything to get a moment with her, to hear her speak and listen, to talk to her again, just to see her be there. Be existent. I think the only reason I'm not given that time with her, even in my dreams, is...
    helenasbazaar helenasbazaar 18-21, F Feb 6, 2014

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    My Role Model, My Idol

    My nan was the one person who NEVER let me down, the one person who ALWAYS stood by my side and understood me. Growing up she was more like a mother to me. All my memories of her are happy, fun ones. She was proud of every little picture I drew, every song I sang, every day she...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2007

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    Grandma - Aka Mum

    I miss her. What can I say! She always made me feel loved unconditionally. She had her quirks - she was stubborn, strong minded, determined, a clean freak and liked her families company only.... then I realized, that was me also, we were so alike : ) She was loving, loyal...
    Betty99112901 Betty99112901 31-35, F Oct 2, 2013

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    Not just a grandmother...

    I was raised by my grandmother, so she was more than just a grandmother to me. She was my mother, she was my everything. She passed away this past December at 84. She was always in and out of the hospital and i knew that the day would come but i just really didn't want to...
    nuncie nuncie 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    My 2nd Mother

    My grandmother had been there for me since the day i was born literally...she was in the delivery room with my mom and after I was born commented on how beautiful I was and that I looked like a Heather and sure enough it stuck. I have cherished every moment with my...
    breesmomma breesmomma 22-25, F 3 Responses May 22, 2008

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    My Grandmother

    Me and my grandmother only meets once a year. She stays in Bangkok while I stay in Singapore. Every end of year holiday, I would fly to Bangkok. Despite us only meeting once a year, I am really close to her, I would usually call her and share my problems with her and without fail...
    Nuchnuch Nuchnuch 16-17, F Sep 2, 2013

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    Missing My Other Mother (My Grandmother)

    3 months ago, my grandma who i really love, the one supported and loved me got real tired and was taken to the hospital, at that time i was busy with my exams and didnt visit her at the hospital, she had a heart problem, and she was asking me to come over but i was really busy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    My Mamaw ( she was from North Carolina ) passed

    in 1989. Today is her birthday, Dec. 19, 1911. She would have been 102. I miss her a lot.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 19, 2013

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    I do miss my grandma,

    she's was like a mother to me as well.. So sad to see them leave"
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Jun 16

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    just4fun93 just4fun93 18-21, F Oct 2, 2014

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    Marjorie

    I miss her every day. Every hour. We were more like sisters....she raised me.. She rescued me. I rescued her. Ever since the moment she was gone, my world shifted.. NOTHING is the same. This world is not the same. There must be a place where we will be together again. I am...
    Ktabernathy Ktabernathy 56-60, F Aug 21, 2013

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    I Love And Miss You Granny.

    ( I will bleep out last names just out of respect for others) My Granny's Obituary Reads: Lillian Ione *****, 84, of Waco, passed away Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Lillian was born in Moshiem to John and Charlsie (Jones) ********. She...
    Benae Benae 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    I Miss Her

    Yesterday was her funeral. It was 2o'clock in the afternoon. It was a very sunny hot day and we were in Auckland. About 40family and friends came to the ceremony and she was laid out in a closed casket. There were red roses on the casket. Various family added a few bouquets and...
    fresheyes fresheyes 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2009

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    Save a place for me, I'll be there soon.

    Miss and love you grandma.
    Jurnee16 Jurnee16 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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    4 Ever

    its been over 6 yrs, since u passed away, the pain doesnt fade, it never goes away. the tears still fall. i think about u ever day. u were the only person in this world who truly loved me. u never judged me, r criticized me. u were always there 4 me. i can still hear your voice n...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    Mimi

    So my Mimi passed away just over 2 years ago. She died in Dec, right before Christmas. We canceled Christmas that year. Last year, Christmas was just weird. I kept expecting to go up and visit her. This year, I tried really hard to hide how much I miss her. No one else said...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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    After 20 Years It Still Feels Like The Day I Lost Her :(

    Grandmother saved me from the horrors of losing my mom and dad, she protected me and guided me, and to this day she still does. I love you Oma, I thank god he let you be my angel. But I still hurt, so much, I know you see all the things I have accomplished and I know you are...
    Shadowbabe Shadowbabe 41-45, F Jun 21, 2013

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    happy late mothers day grandma.

    I think about you everyday. and when people ask about my past, I make sure to always say I had a grandma who was more than that to me! she raised me and gave me all she had all her love discipline manners religion and thoughts. I Love You
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 11

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    I pray everyday that my grandma is in a better

    place. I guess she will always be in my thoughts. I feel bad as the few years before she died she had Alzheimer's and I was not there for her. To me she was already gone. It was a painful last few years for her & she didn't deserve it. I love her & I miss her.
    Temahsulong Temahsulong 36-40, F Mar 7

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    Can'T Stop Thinking About Her Today.

    My Granny died around 7 months ago its not an anniversary or anything today but I can't get her out of my head. It's like a wave of grief is just over me at the moment and I miss her so much. She had Alzheimer's disease and the past few years of her life were tough me and my mam...
    ClaireF95 ClaireF95 18-21 1 Response Jun 16, 2013

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    You Deserved More Than Me

    I walked away from you as you told me stories when I was a child.Sometimes I cut you off or went off in another direction.I was glad to get gifts and candy but hardly gave anything back.Mom would write our names on the birthday card but I had nothing to do with it.I didnt ask...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 22, 2013

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    I Am Marie'S Marie

    My first thought upon waking up at my grandparents for the first time was "where am I?". My grandparents had just received guardianship of a 6,7 and 1 year old. We came from the sparse ragged house to live in a home that had a/c and carpeted floors! it took several months to...
    Mariesmarie Mariesmarie 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2013

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    To One Person You May Be The World

    Today, August 31st, is my Grandmother's birthday. This story is to honor her. It is a story, our story, about unconditional love: My mother and father were married less than a year. They were already separated when I was born. Knowing that their marriage was going to end, my...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 13 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    My Beautiful Grandma

    It will be one year in May 2012 since I lost one of the most precious ladies in my life. She was so strong willed and independant. She would have been 93 this year. I miss her everyday and It hurts so bad! What is the best way to cope with the pain? She was like my mother...
    wishingformore wishingformore 36-40, F Apr 7, 2012

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    Always

    i think of my grandmother every single day.not a second goes by in life that i dont miss her.tonight as i made mashed potatoes i used her old potatoe masher.u know the kind with the wooden handle and metal end.she used it all the time.when she passed away it became mine, my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 9, 2010

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    Missing My Grandmothers Love

    I was always a grandma's girl, from day one when I was born to the day she left me. I was always protected from harm n sorrow, never really knew what crying was till the day she passed away. I pray everyday hoping she will talk back to me, I cry to all the things that remind me...
    Mylife23 Mylife23 18-21, F Sep 2, 2013

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    Always

    I miss my grandmother so much its been almost 9 yrs now since she passed away .The pain never fades the tears never stop we just learn to go on without that person in our lives anymore.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 13, 2011

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    My "Mama"

    My Grandmother died on 17 December 2003. The last time I saw her was that September, when by luck I just happened to be working in a neighboring country that was only a two hour plane ride away. Almost 10 years ago. Where does the time go? My Grandmother raised me until I was 7...
    Owliegirl Owliegirl 46-50 1 Response Oct 8, 2013

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    I Miss My Grandmother

    My gram died today. She had been sick for awhile and very sad. I know she is at peace, but my heart still aches knowing that I cannot see her. She treated me like a son more than a grandson; her own son died the day he was born. I think she always felt I had some of her son in me...
    Janissary Janissary 41-45, M Oct 5, 2013

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    How I Wish I Have One Right Now...

    Both grannies from both side passed away already when i was a kid, so i have no one to call mamita or mamu - these are the famous names for grandmothers nowadays... How i wish they are there when i get home and tell her my plans and be my ally for my decisions... I just missed...
    myAneth myAneth 41-45, F Aug 24, 2013

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    When I was very young I used to pray to God to

    take my life before my Grandmother's so I wouldn't see the day she dies because I knew I couldn't handle it. That is one prayer God didn't answer... I remember when it all started. "The End", I mean. She started bloating on the left side of her body, they took her to the...
    AwkwardFella AwkwardFella 18-21 Apr 12, 2014

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    My Greek grandmother

    who is very dear to me passed away four years ago in 2011 and I wasn't beside her when she passed away I was in Bournemouth and away from her but when I heard of her fatal illness and death I got pained ... I got very upset ...my mum hided from me her passing away for several...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    My World, My Love, My Mama!

    My family called my grandmother "Mama" (great grandmother). She raised me for parts of my life. She took me to school, got me dressed, yelled at me (of course). and the most important thing was she loved me. Mama didn't know how to love in the way that is "normal" she loved in a...
    breannaq breannaq 18-21, F Jul 14, 2013

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    My Families Anchor.

    My grandma was the anchor that kept our family together, and when she died my whole family seemed to splinter into different parts. There was my uncle brian and his family that seemed to be the only functional part of the family, then there was uncle peters side, which was an...
    DiesSomnium DiesSomnium 31-35 1 Response Nov 15, 2011

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    I Will Never Be Half The Woman My Grandma Was.

    I called her Dadi, which is Hindi for Grandma. She was the love of my life. My grandpa passed away when i was born, so she moved in with us and raised me with suck affection . i was the apple of her eyes and i loved her to bits. she couldnt read or write and i always wanted to...
    assdsdfs assdsdfs 18-21 2 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    so dearly...she was the only person

    that could really understand me and what I was going through at the time
    cookieporn cookieporn 22-25, F Mar 7

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    I Miss My Grandma So Much :/

    hi everyone my name is justin. i just want to share my story about my grandma. on october 31st 2003 my grandma was murdered inside our home. she was was the light that brightened everyones day up no matter how terrible it was. she wasnt just your average woman , she was 68 years...
    neonguy7 neonguy7 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 8, 2013

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    Grandma Is My Angel!

     Today, July 26th 2011,its exactly a month when my dearest grandmother left me. I proudly say that she was God's best gift to me! It is rightly said that childhood days are the ones we cherish for our lifetime. My childhood is memorable and special coz I had such a sweet and...
    abhijitskulkarni abhijitskulkarni 26-30 1 Response Jul 25, 2011

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    My Grandmom Was Every Thing To Me

    My grandma was my bestfriend, my other half, my role model, now shes my angel. Its been almost 2 years since she has passed away. The day she did pass away replays in my head over and over again. The phone call from the nursing home saying shes unresponsive then my mom called me...
    hwilson693 hwilson693 22-25, F Jul 28, 2013

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    My Angel Grandma

    my dear Grandma sadly passed away in August 2013. I never thought the day would come that I would not be able to hug her, kiss her, or hold her hand again. I have so many fond memories of my Grandma, especially in my childhood and the special time we spent together. My Grandma...
    Swhaywh Swhaywh 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2013

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    My Grandma

    I miss her so much. She passed away last year, 10 days before her birthday. She would have had 89 years old =( Alice. She had such a beautiful name, just like her. I guess this name will be on the top list later if I expect a girl. It's my mother's mother and she came to live at...
    AmyL0ve AmyL0ve 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2013

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    An Amazing Woman

    Hi, my name is Christine. I'm from Germany and I would like to share my grandma's story with you. My grandma passed away on March 24th 2013 at the age of 77 and I miss her so much. She was such an amazing warmhearted woman, always considerate of others and very fond of animals. 5...
    betulla betulla 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2013

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