I Want to Tell You About My Grandparents

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    My Tough Grandparents

    Okay. It's hard to put in word how my grandparents lived through the "Mao era". I'm very sad. I don't know if I can do this. I will try. During the "Mao era." My dad's father(my grandpa) was well educated are a shame to China. No "well educated people" during Mao era because...
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    12 Responses Jul 23, 2008

    My Grandparents Story

    I have been meaning to write this story for sometime so here it goes..My grandparents are known in the family as the most loving, caring, funny people. They both are so sweet and have been together for what seems like forever. Everyone in my family is convinced that they are...
    FreshBeginning FreshBeginning
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2012

    An Old Story-

    Some parts of my great-grandmother’s diary from long ago: During the war The year 1943: ……………… April 14: So many dying right in front of my eyes. Oh the horror of it! I can’t sleep at night because of the nightmares. I can’t get the images out of mind. I saw the...
    EllenlovesIan EllenlovesIan
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 16, 2013

    My Grandparents

    I've met my grandparents on my mom's side three times at the most. I hardly remember them, but my grandparents on my dad's side have lived close to us for as long as I can remember. My grandparents are the kind of people that think it's their way or there's no way at all. My mom...
    Akuhei Akuhei
    13-15, F
    Oct 6, 2009

    The Two Strongest People I've Ever Known

    I only met 3 of my grandparents, my Mums father was married twice and I only met my Mums step-mum, she died when my brother and I were very young though so I don't remember allot. My mums birth mother died long before I was born, I forget how though. My Dads father died a...
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2010

    They are in heaven smiling down on our living

    family members. My mom's mother is still living. She will be in her 80's soon. She is the only living grandmother left. So I hope she will survive 100 years old. So she can see her great great children.
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    Dec 10, 2015

    Grandpa Was Gone Before I Was Born, But Grandma Stayed Around

    Grandpa died before I knew him; before Daddy met and married Mom; before the turbulent Fifties began. But he left someone behind: his wife, Dad's mother, known to her ten grandchildren as Grandma. Grandma survived her husband by about twenty-five years or better. She lived to...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    May 25, 2013

    I Want A Love Like Theirs:)

    My grandparents were married very young, i think my grandmother was maybe 17.  They had 3 kids, including my father, and moved around countless times, eventually making it from Richmond, VA, to San Jose, CA, as my grandfather was a pilot, and when you have kids you go where...
    ronniwells23 ronniwells23
    Jul 2, 2010

    My Gramma

    My Gramma is now in palliative care. She is on her last days, weeks or months of life. As I walked into the room I saw this skeleton of a woman that I use to know as my second mother.. my grandma. I sat right down beside her and her eyes looked at me as if she was confused. I...
    FreshBeginning FreshBeginning
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 17, 2012

    My Grandmothers Dislike Me

       The first thing is am not good at communicating old peoples. so both my Grandmothers couldnt be good with me. both of them dont wanna spend any time with me & so do I. Am not good at treating them. I even face a difficulty in creating issues to talk but i do want. I hope...
    gagagirl gagagirl
    18-21, F
    Apr 23, 2012

    Ok So I'm Freaking Out A Little .....

    So this time last month I received a phone call from my Mum "Nan is really poorly you need to get here now!"My Nan and Grandad had 7 children from those 7 children they had 24 grandchildren and from those grandchildren so far they have had 34 great grand children. What a...
    MeliB87 MeliB87
    22-25, F
    Feb 11, 2012

    Mimi and Gralalie

    My grandparents are some of the nicest people I know...they invite me and my parents to eat with them, they're extraordinarily generous, and they're usually quite understanding of me.  At least more understanding than my parents definitely. But just lately, they've been...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan
    22-25, M
    8 Responses Sep 22, 2008

    My Nana

    I grew up knowing my Nana, she was my mum’s mother, and the only grandparent that my sister and I knew, as mums dad, and dads mum and dad had all passed away long before we were born. She had whiter than white hair, she wore glasses, and she was lovable, friendly and she was my...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 20, 2012

    My Grandparents Really Were Not Mine

    the grandparents i loved for many years were not mine then relong to my best friend first then my GF then my wife a few months after that. they brought an outisde in to there group and never looked back they made me feel like i belonged they were the ones that sat by my bed for...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Jun 20, 2011


    Its been a while and this has been on my mind a lot so Im sharing and I know its not a great story but its my memories and I just wanted to share. MY grandparents on my mothers side were both indians and I would tell the 2 tribes but I cant spell them. we use to go see them every...
    silvercoins4 silvercoins4
    70+, F
    8 Responses Feb 21, 2009

    Today I travelled 500 miles to visit my

    paternal Grandpa. He has been in the hospital for a couple of over night stays lately because he suffers from amnesia. It's been really hard on me even when I try to stay positive. He is such a wonderful person and I hate to think of what he will be like when he loses his...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 1, 2015

    My Grandparents Really Were Not Mine

    the grandparents i loved for many years were not mine then relong to my best friend first then my GF then my wife a few months after that. they brought an outisde in to there group and never looked back they made me feel like i belonged they were the ones that sat by my bed for...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Jun 20, 2011

    My grandfather Anthony was born in 1925

    and my grandmother Mary born in 1928. They met each other a bit after world war 2 and married in 1948 to live in Ħaż-Żabbar. By 1964 their 8th and last child, my mum, was born. It was the year of our independence. my other grandparents Helen and Joseph both born in world war...
    GalacticDaniel GalacticDaniel
    18-21, M
    Aug 1, 2014

    Grandma and Pepa

    My maternal grandparents might as well have been my parents. I spent just about every day of my life there until I was about ten. I would go to work with my grandmother and church on the bus every Sunday (she didn't drive) and just adored them both. When my mother met the step...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Aug 15, 2008

    My Grandmother

    Raised 8 amazing children, who has ****** up as they might be, owe everything to her. At the same time she ran the family business after my grandfathers passing, whilst still caring for 4 of her children, she brought it from being a small printing press to one of the...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 12, 2008

    My Grandparents

    I have lived with my grandparent's sence i was 9(when my mother lost custidy of my siblings and I) at first they were nice and treated us fairly well. After a few months of living with them they changed; they started spending our money (which was meant for us) on themselves..They...
    krissyluv krissyluv
    18-21, F
    Aug 3, 2009
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