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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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    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 18-21, 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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    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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    She gave me her engagement ring

    and I've worn it every day since. She died not even a year ago and I cry every time I think of her. She supported me in anything and everything. I miss her so much RIP Grandma
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 6

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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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    Today on National Donut Day in the US,

    I remember my Grandmother. She was a young "donut dolly" during WWI. Young ladies would pass out donuts and coffee to soldiers at USO dances. She meet my Grandfather at 14 at one of the dances. They weren't allowed to dance with the soldiers but my grandfather never forgot her...
    SweetMae SweetMae 61-65, F 9 Responses Jun 5

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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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    At first she was the most scary person I knew,

    please understand how I grew up was very different and until 8th grade I never knew love just hate but my best friend starting in the 8th grade had great grand parents the showed love and for a person that just knew hate it was a shock. I own what I became to there...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jun 5

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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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