Essay on The Incident That Showed Me

781 Words Aug 19th, 2016 4 Pages
"The Incident which Showed Me…” Incident. A small word which holds in it’s meaning a large part of my childhood. Fond memories and experiences, I carry very close to my heart. Occasions, fondly remembered as the years continue forward. Numerous events so meaningful they remain secured in my mind to drift out periodically and remembered fondly whenever I feel the need. My Grandpa George, when I was younger, I called by “Deorge” considering I could not pronounce the soft “G” sound, left a permanent mark not only in my life but, the lives of the many people he came in contact with. Life lessons and wisdom were dispensed while I just quietly observed and now they cannot be eliminated. Through his actions and words he demonstrated what love looks like and how a person should give more than they receive. There are many tender memories of my Grandpa George. Some of them very funny, some with lessons to learn attached to them and one very extraordinary and remarkable moment I will remember for a lifetime. The incident took place approximately four years ago now, while I watched my Grandpa George, who was becoming aged himself, take on the responsibility of caring for his wife, my Grandmother. My sisters and I, as well as many other family members knew her as “Memere”. To her sisters and friends she was “Mel” even though her name was actually Imelda Katherine Annette Marie Lemieux-Dorsey as she proudly would convey to anyone who would listen. It did not matter to her who she…

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