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I Remember My Grandmother

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    I was also 6 years old the first time I met my

    grandmother. We lived in California and my grandparents lived in Arkansas. They owned a farm, living in a log cabin that my grandfather had built some 50+ years earlier. My grandmother was 86 years old when the entire family (approx 35 people) decided to have a family reunion...
    msugarnini msugarnini 56-60, F Jan 6, 2014

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    A Visit With My Grandmother

    A visit with my Grandmother It was the summer of 1959, I had just returned home from the Residential School after being away from my mother and father, and it was a surprize to find that my Grandmother Rose was at my parents’ home. She had been there for a while because well...
    newtonpark newtonpark 61-65, M 12 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    How Could I Not? If you read some of my

    earlier posts, you'd know that I lived with my grandmother. So, I've decided to share the story with you today. My parents divorced when I was four (I shared this in "I Have Divorced Parents") and I ended up living with my maternal grandmother, my mother, and my little sister...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 16-17, F Jun 24, 2014

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    Today is my Grandma's birthday.

    Life took me on many a journey, and I never got a chance to tell her so many things. Like how much I loved listening to her sewing machine. Or how funny it was to hear her sing when we played chess. She would make up something ridiculously funny and distract her opponents as...
    meowmermaid meowmermaid 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2014

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    mami, mama!

    Tan bella mi querida mama, ella me crio que amo, me cuido, me trato con respecto, con amor, la unica persona que me ha amado de verdad junto a mi papi ..los dos son lo mejor que em ha pasado en la vida lo amo tanto a los dos.Papi ya no esta con nosotros pero estoy segura que...
    onceloved onceloved 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2010

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    The Beaitiful Oressa!

    My grandmother (on my father's side) was one of the only good christians I ever met. She was respectful, kind, genorous, and real. Our family all lived close together with my grandparent's house at the heart of the area. Every Saturday, she would cook a meal big enough for an...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Aug 29, 2012

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    In Memory Of My Maternal Grandmother

    My maternal grandmother had 3 granddaughters and one grandson. I believe that of the 4 grandchildren she had, I was her favorite. My mom,brother and I lived with my grandmother. My other two cousins lived in another state with my aunt and uncle. My grandmother didn't see them...
    nascarlucy nascarlucy 46-50, F Nov 28, 2012

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    My grandmother passed away last week. She was 87 but it still came as a shock because she was so healthy and active. She was the last of my grandparents and the only one that I...
    sweetprofanity sweetprofanity 26-30, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Grandma WentHome With The Angels I lost my wonderful grandmother the day before Thanksgiving on November 26, 2014. She was in the hospital for three weeks. all of my...
    ArtLover24 ArtLover24 22-25, F Jan 23

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    I flipped out! I kind of had an inkling that he wasn't real, as the story was completely illogical. But there was something about hearing my grandmother say it that set me off...
    winglessdove winglessdove 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I sat under a black felt tent in the desert among the elder women of a tribe. Most of the men had died or gone off to join their war and the tribe had become a matriarchy. What I...
    Saylowman Saylowman 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I...I don't know what happened. Someone just drove up in a boxcar and threw it. When it hit her, I got mad. I thought "wtf?? who was that and...is that a /walrus/???" But then, I...
    EvoxNeon EvoxNeon 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    Mr Roberts I don't know why I remember you but I do. I remember you always wore a black suit with a black waistcoat and and black flat cap. I remember your face was permanently...
    marmitemicky marmitemicky 70+, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    do you remember what you said when you came to set me straight about my world? remember what you said, and did you think I wouldn’t recognize you girl? you can hide behind your...
    sumnerkagan sumnerkagan 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    I always feel bad for forgetting people's real names from Ep and other things like where they live, ages, and jobs. It's not on purpose. I promise. That is the type of...
    wintershawl wintershawl 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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    There is no way to substantiate what I am about to say, but then I guess this is not about proof. Through the help of others, I have learned that I have been around for a little...
    Drachona Drachona 18-21 Jan 17

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    Yeah. I remember it. But honestly I wouldn't care if I didn't remember it. I mean, it's nice to remember your first kiss, but mine kind wasn't worth remembering. It wasn't romantic...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F Jan 18

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    I was in my 8th grade english class in New Jersey. the whole class was silent while fox news was showing live footage of what was happening just 40 minutes away from us. When the...
    eggman667 eggman667 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    When I was younger I had this neighbour who was my best friend. We did everything together and we never understood why anybody used to make comments about us being so close. When...
    ThunderAndRain123 ThunderAndRain123 22-25 3 Responses Jan 3

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    My New Years Eve was supposed to be spent working a large house party, but instead I spent New Years Eve being waited on hand and foot and treated like a Queen. I met some of the...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F Jan 4

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    I remember it was back when I was in first grade. I used to live in a large apartment complex with around 30 buildings, so a lot of friends I knew at the time all lived within a 50...
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M Jan 6

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    I Remember... what was considered offensive language. Much like the Fashion and Music of the 1960s and 1970s Groovy, Happening, Cool (yes cool was and always will be part of the...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I remember, I really remember, and I love books - still do - but I won't go back there. I can imagine a life without the internet, but I can't imagine a life without the internet.
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    We all will one day met our end and I have a feeling that I might not know what comes next. I look at the ones who have already left, after the photos have been taken down and the...
    Drossi28 Drossi28 26-30, M Jan 15

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    If I connect with you, I will remember you for the rest of my life. My long term memory is great, however my short term memory is terrible.... Sooo, if you want me to remember ya...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Maybe not your name but I will remember you. Whether you were good or bad for me yes I will remember.
    bystarlight2 bystarlight2 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Some Products Bring Back a Flood of Memories!!!I was 13 and the tv add for Lee Press On Nails facinated me. I thought they were a brilliant invention and I wanted the pink ones and...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Jan 1

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    When I was somewhere between 13-16 I began playing online strategy games to pass the time. One day I met another player who I became friends with so that we could mutually benefit...
    CrimsonKnight117 CrimsonKnight117 18-21, M Jan 2

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    I had a friend in 1st grade. She was from a poor family, but we became good friends as she was quite friendly. She would petty thief every now and then, and being a kid, I didn't...
    MargoRothSpiegelman MargoRothSpiegelman 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I got my first crush when I was 9 years old. I never liked boys at all, until one day I out of the blue started to notice this boy in my class. I wasn't crazy about him but it was...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Jan 2

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    When he looked at my eyes the very first time, I knew it was something different. I still can't explain that feeling-something so strong and different that I didn't have any...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F Jan 3

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    I still remember the world through the eyes of a child. Suddenly those feelings were clouded by what I know now. Evanescence
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    you played the violin and had the softest lips you said you loved me i remember the kiss but your name eludes me and suddenly i am sad.
    gitano5219 gitano5219 36-40, M Jan 5

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    I Remember back when i was young and I couldn't wait to get outside . back in the days when i never had to worry about anything. I was always happy and I couldn't wait to get...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I remember when I was young, I was really fat and had intense anger issues like worse than now, and like my cousins would bully me and treat me like crap cause I was the only fat...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    We were only friends. Lonely friends. You knew me as no other. We weren't in love, but the love between us was true and pure and sweet. You were a gift I treasured. We danced. You...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Jan 5

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    I was in 8th grade American History. Period 4. I had just walked in the room and the teacher had it on his tv in the back of the room. I thought it was an accident and then I saw...
    HorseGirl21 HorseGirl21 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    I will remember my friend from our church . Soon he will be called home by God to have his heavenly reward but right now he must endure the trials of his illness . I...
    chris121458 chris121458 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    had an accident whilst on tour in iraq. came back and was put on tablets, i had a bad reaction to them and had a siezure now my memory is jumbled and bits are hard to remember
    firedragon71 firedragon71 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I was feeding my sixth month old daughter. The phone rang and it was my mom telling me to put the news on and I can honestly say I felt like my world just ended. I had family...
    Sweetcityflower Sweetcityflower 70+, F 10 Responses Jan 13

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    Well it was just yesterday, so of course i remember it. he's a really good friend of mine and we grew close. Saturday he told me he likes me. i told him i like him. he had been...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    It's easy to remember my last name (chime) it has a ring to it!
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M Jan 14

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    Crazy how life seemed more joyful; when I knew nothing about life. Growing up is inevitable. Tragic things happens reprocessing into a new self awareness of what is. Remarkably...
    kittylin kittylin 22-25, F Jan 17

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    I was so awkward and shy at seventeen. I didn't kiss my boyfriend until about two weeks after we got together. I remember getting upset with him because he told friends we never...
    NayaAngelou NayaAngelou 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    The Worst Punishment I remember being given was the time I didn't do the dishes to my mom's satisfactory and she had been having a stressful time dealing with work and my sister...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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