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  • My Grandmother Was A Great Grandmother

    my grandmother (far left) in the drive of great grandma’s house. Furthermore, my great grandfather worked at the Oil Well and he cut Christmas trees and painted houses. He never drove in his life; he would always walk to work. While, my great grandmother worked at the Oil City Hospital doing laundry for the nurses and she worked at a cigar shop called Bowers Store. She drove a Big Lincoln Town car and drove that car until she was 96, she then sold it to my uncle and he still has the car, which makes it an antique. My grandmother always says around Christmas time that my great grandparents would put their Christmas tree up after the children went to sleep on Christmas Eve and then take it down the day after Christmas. She claims that is why my grandmother’s tree goes up before Thanksgiving and goes down New Year’s Eve. My grandmother also told me that when she was young and they did something bad great grandma would throw shoes at them and make them pick the shoes back up. Nevertheless, my grandmother and her siblings all agree she was a great mother. Likewise, because of the Great Depression, my great grandmother never truly trusted banks, she paid with cash for everything, even cars, and she never had a credit card. In addition to the effect the Great Depression had on her, she would never buy new clothes they always came from the Salvation Army, and loved going to rummage and garage sales. Other than that, she enjoyed fishing and vacationing to California, her last time…

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  • Short Biography: My Grandmother Is A Great Grandmother

    eye. My nieces and nephews perceive my maternal grandmother as a great grandmother who is weak and wrinkled due to old age, but they have not seen everything she experienced in life. They have not heard all her stories which still inspire and amaze me today. They have not seen her in her worst days and how she emerged stronger. This is for them to know a bit more about her and be proud of her legacy. My grandmother who me and my cousins fondly call “ammamma” reached a major milestone in her life…

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  • My Grandmother

    Allen is my grandmother, my mother’s mother. When I go to see my grandparents in North Carolina my grandmother she has a; great spirit, big on her Christian faith and despite her health challenges has amazing grit. My grandparents raised three children my mom being the eldest, my Uncle James and the youngest my Uncle Tony. The oldest, my mom, has three children me being the oldest, my middle sister who is fifteen Mya and my youngest sisters Michaela who is six. My Uncle James has two…

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  • Personal Differences: My Relationship Between Grandmothers And Grandmothers

    relationship that people form with their grandmother is one that usually makes a great impact on their life. People see grandmothers as being sweet and always have positive comments to say when referring to their bond with their grandmothers. Grandmothers are sometimes seen as the second mother, but appear to be nicer and treat their grandchildren like princes and princesses. When we go to our grandparent’s house we expect to have fresh cookies baked and ready when we walk in the door so that we…

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  • The Importance Of Grandmother

    My grandmother is a woman of strong opinions, when (CS; opinions, and when) my siblings and I were young, most of her strong opinions was aimed squarely at us. She thought my mother was too permissive, allowing us kids to say, do, or decline to do far too much. In reprimanding either us or our mother, her favorite phrase was, “Back in my day, children just weren’t permitted to…,” and then she would start on her long list of grievances. I always vowed I would never be that way, full of…

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  • Theme Of The Grandmother In The Princess And The Goblin

    The Grandmother in the Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald The characterizations of women have, throughout history, been one of the most problematic subjects in literary tradition. An extraordinary dichotomy has existed with women as being both the paragon of virtue and the personification of evil. Ancient Greeks feared women, and poets such as Hesiod believed the female sex was created to be the scourge of the gods and the bane of men (Fantham 39). Romans, on the other…

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  • Essay Interview With My Grandmother

    I interviewed my maternal grandmother, Mary Sue Varner. She was born on February 16, 1933, that makes her eight three years old. She was the oldest daughter of eight children. She has pretty much lived in the same town for her entire life, but would not change that for anything. She has five children, thirteen grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. I had a wonderful time listening to my grandmother tell me about her life. She had some difficult times, but the good times always made up for…

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  • Importance Of My Grandmother

    When growing up I knew my grandmothers from both sides of the family because they were still alive. I did not see my grandfather from my parental side because he died before I was born, but I was able to see my grandfather from my maternal side. Also, I felt the tenderness of my grandfather’s love before he passed away when I was aged 4. I can remember whenever he came visiting to my house he brings plenty of candies; he also gave me money to buy more if the once he bought were not enough. I…

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  • My Family And My Grandmother

    see the world. Especially, comparing the differences between me and my grandmother. My grandmother was born August 21, 1942 in Rutherford, North Carolina. When discussing the topic with my grandmother, you could see it in her eyes. The smile she had remembering all the fun times she had as child, and how our life turned out. It was like entering this flashback of memories. We first discussed about her parents, and how she was raised. My grandmother was raised by her mother and father. Her…

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  • Paragraph About My Grandmother

    the longest time and still today I look up to my great grandmother. Her name was Pilar Gundlach, but I called her Lola, which means “grandmother” in Filipino. She was born on October 11, 1933 in Pampanga, Philippines. My grandmother went through a heavy amount of difficulties as a child. She was born during World War II and was a pre-teen through the Japanese occupation. After meeting my great grandfather and quickly marrying him at twenty six years old, she followed him all over the world. He…

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