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I Never Met My Grandfather

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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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    One of my grandfather's was murdered

    before I was born. My other grandfather died of a heart virus when i was 4. We didn't bring them up much, because it seemed like a painful thing for my grandmother's to talk about. I'd like to call my grandmothers and ask them who my grandfathers were and what they were like. I...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 6 days ago

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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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    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 never met him in real life. I just met him on omegle and we continue our conversation on skype. We do cam chat from night til morning. Sometimes the cam chat isnt worth it. Bcs...
    ochamr ochamr 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have never met my father he lives locally he knows about me and could easily be in contact but doesn't want to be even when I contacted him first. I'm scared I will never meet...
    eaj22 eaj22 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's so strange.. How could you miss someone that you never met? The distance sucks, but at the same time I feel scared, what if something go wrong? What if one of us get too much...
    MrZenigata MrZenigata 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    So my best friend and I met on Xbox last summer playing GTA V... We have now both experienced our first year of college together and seriously talked everyday. We always talk about...
    maiap maiap 18-21, F Apr 19

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    i have not met my biological dad. I am 35. When i was born he was 17. I found him, i got pictures from his niece i even spoke to my half sister. They all like me and i like them...
    candiceblankerosa candiceblankerosa 31-35, F Apr 24

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    So so much. I just wanna sit with him and hug him and talk to him. I feel defeated in a way, because I never thought I would be in this situation. It hurts. I cannot wait until I...
    AuroraLights AuroraLights 41-45 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I was born as the oldest, my parents never got married, when I was about 7 my mom told me I had a half-sibling from my father. He was born in 2000 in Virginia. His name was Damien...
    cutiekay55 cutiekay55 18-21, F a week ago

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    You moronic Joy robbing Trolling prickler.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I don't have to meet someone face to face to care for, protect & worry about them. I'll take anyone's secrets to my grave. I'm loyal. I'm not judgemental. I'm open minded. If...
    nightowl2015 nightowl2015 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    He died three days after I was born.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 6 days ago

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    I was adopted at birth, and have a letter from my birth mom explaining why she gave me to, which she wrote while still pregnant with me. I recently found out her full name and got...
    encore23 encore23 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Maybe i wouldn't be here feeling how i'm feeling .
    SilentHarmoni SilentHarmoni 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I never really thought that it could ever happen to me but about year and a half ago I started chatting on Skype with one stranger. I didn't really remember, when an why I added...
    PorcelainDoll98 PorcelainDoll98 16-17, F Apr 18

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    Believe me when i tell you this you dont have to not many people are going to see this anyways. i would like to share. Me now still a kid still going through school having to face...
    BenDenRiv BenDenRiv 13-15 2 Responses Apr 20

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    I met someone online I really like. We're from the same town but have never met. I have fallen in love with his personality but don't know how he feels about me. And he's 14 years...
    sHyvIking23 sHyvIking23 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My mother gave birth to me at the age of 15 and I was always told that my bio father was killed in a car accident when I was 1. When I was 30, I found out from my aunts and uncles...
    jburnette1 jburnette1 36-40, M Apr 8

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    i have a girlfriend that lives in pa n its been a year n we never met. im a very patient guy. i love her more then anything in the world
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hey guys! I'm a huge fan here! For yous who want to judge me for liking load, Reload, St Anger and Death magnetic... Suck yourselves (just saying) But I've been to 7 shows -Through...
    KozGame KozGame 16-17, M 15 hrs ago

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    My grandfather died when I was 4. His funeral was on my fifth birthday. My most treasured childhood memories are with him. I remember him holding my hand and walking me to...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    If there are such stuff as angels that walk around us daily, then I have met one and his name is Eric.
    zzz1silentheart zzz1silentheart 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    My great-grandfather passed away three years ago. He was a wonderful man who spent much of his life in the Royal Navy and saw so much of the world. He saw active service against...
    EarthWalkerMan EarthWalkerMan 31-35, M Apr 8

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    My grandfather taught me many things before he died he was a great bowler and too this day I bowl like him some days I look up into the nite sky and wonder is he watching my every...
    Normanbosworth49 Normanbosworth49 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    I wear a pair of my grandfather's Levi jeans and a few of his Pendelton wool shirts. When I wear them I feel they bring me strength and protection.
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Yeah, I must be a laugh. After all these years, not being liked by anyone, I still like people. My mind must be screwed up enough to still hope for something new to happen. And...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I love Heavy Metal Music But My Environment Is Hostile I am a Metal fan since early 2012. However it looks as if I do not get positive reactions from people, if I get reactions...
    metalheart2012 metalheart2012 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    What it is like to have a normal mum, dad, Aunt, Uncle, Cousin(s), sister, Gandmother, grandfather, etc?
    SugarAndStrawberries SugarAndStrawberries 13-15, F Apr 8

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    I knew a guy in early 2000,he was a nice friend ,infatuated with me and was a decent photographer.Pretty cute,funny and very loving.He was interested in me but I reject him because...
    walkingwarrior walkingwarrior 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    lately I have been sharing my experience with this guy i met online. and in those experiences I shared the love I have for him. I was nervous to how I feel about him because I'm...
    NotHisGirl NotHisGirl 16-17, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    Well, I like some of it. I'm not sure if you could call it "heavy metal," but this was the closest fit I could find, considering that every other group mentioning the word "Winger...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I am a Christian and I am sensitive. I love family-friendly entertainment such as Disney, Hallmark, Game Show Network, Sonic Tap: Be-Tween, Pandora Radio and Radio Disney. I love...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 3 days ago