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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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    I remember when I was little how we would go to

    the park and watch the trains go by. I think that was where my love for travel was born. I love and miss you.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 10, 2015

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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, 2015

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    Today would have been your birthday.

    I love you. I miss you everyday.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Feb 2

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    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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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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    I'll be missing even more today.

    Life has never been as good without you.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Nov 26, 2015

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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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    I visited your grave today on what would have

    been your 92nd birthday. Even after all of these years my sense of loss is still profound. I love you.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Jun 5, 2015

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    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 56 mins ago

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    Both. My Gramma's were both

    so different. we had the proper clean freak who could sew any item you could dream up. and my other gramma was just fun and awesome. although she wasnt a clean freak, she cooked amazing food for tables and tables of relatives. i was the first granddaughter on both sides of my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 18, 2015

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    I miss my grandmother everyday

    but it's even harder around the holidays.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2015

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    It's been twenty-five years

    since you've been gone. I miss you everyday. Heaven is a better place with you there.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Nov 9, 2015

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    Today you've been gone 26 years.

    I miss you. I've always loved and always will. I'll see you again someday.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 15

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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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    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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    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Nov 23, 2015

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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, 2015

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