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I Never Met My Grandfather

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    I Never Knew He Existed

    Not until I was 14 years old. When I found out who my real father was, I also found out about him. And he was dying. At the time I didn't realise, but a few months after I'd first made contact I received a message saying that he'd passed away... just like that. I never met him...
    thelastdodo thelastdodo 16-17, F Jul 1, 2012

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    Did I Meet You? No.... Did I Miss You? Yes.

    I was adopted from China at age 2. I played. I had fun. I lived. But until age 5 i had no idea of the outside world I only knew what it was in kindergarden. I never met my grandfather on my mom`s side or on my father`s side. I lived until age 9 that was when i realized you were...
    theguythatnevermetyou theguythatnevermetyou 13-15, M Jul 12, 2012

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    i never met my grandfather my family told

    when i was one year old my grandfather passed away so never got the chance of meeting him only heard about him he was a brave police officer a great person
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 4

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    Never Met My Grand Parents

    I have never met my grand parents; on my mothers side. My mother hardly talks about them. When she does mention them They both passed away when she was a little girl, From the cold or pneumonia.
    hoganhopper hoganhopper 51-55 Oct 7, 2011

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    Wondering Why...

    how can a man just up and leave his wife...marry someone else and never want to see his daughter or grandchildren? when i first got married at age 29 i wS living in the same town as my grandfather and i never knew it. His name was Frank winters and he never once asked to see me...
    warmblueoceans warmblueoceans 46-50 May 14, 2012

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    My Mom's Father

    I never met my maternal grandfather, he died when my mom was 12. I lived the earliest years of my life living with my mom and grandmother, until middle school when my grandma moved in with my aunt, then it was just my mom and I. Growing up, she would always tell me stories about...
    Bloo Bloo 22-25, F Feb 19, 2012

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    Where Are You Grandpa?

    I never had the chance of meeting either of my Grandfathers, since they both passed away before I was born. I have always been saddened by this fact. I wish that there was someone who would let me adopt them as my grandfather. I know it probably sounds wierd, but I never had that...
    SigilofAnxiety SigilofAnxiety 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2010

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    I Wish I Had Known Them...

    I never had a chance to meet either of my grandfathers, and I wish I had.  On my mother's side, my grandfather was a store keeper and a man of good character and a loving father to his seven children.   He was a southern gentleman, not from the wealth he...
    headstrongheart headstrongheart 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 28, 2010

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    Never Met My Fathers Fathert

    My fathers parents divorced when my father was small and we have never heard from him again. I have tried searching for him on the internet with very little luck. I have very little money making any real searching difficult especially since we have very little information about...
    charliew charliew 36-40, M Jan 30, 2010

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    I Hardly Met My Grandmother

    On my mom's side.  Never met any grandparents from my dad's--I think they are dead.  My grandmother from my mom's side didn't care to meet me or my brother until I was about 12 when my grandpa was dying.  I flew to Michigan for the funeral with my mom.  Any...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Apr 4, 2010

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    Born Too Late

     I never met my maternal grandfather or my paternal grandfather. Both of them died before I was born. I wonder how they would have been. 
    reset reset 18-21, F Jan 31, 2010

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    I really miss him! And it hurts.
    Bluejec19 Bluejec19 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It started when I was 12 I'm 14 now anyway When I was 12 I loved to go see my grandfather we use to have so much fun one day he had gotten drunk and I was in my room getting ready...
    LittleLuna22 LittleLuna22 13-15 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Sitting here watching the movie Mask, the one with Cher, and Sam Elliot. I looked up the real rocky Dennis and God it's so sad. He had a older brother (they didn't show that in the...
    bellaboo68 bellaboo68 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am my grandfather's buddy.. The whole world knew that hahaha... The entire family knew that.. What ever I do, he knew and he is a part of it.. Each decision I made, he will be...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M 6 days ago

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