Essay on Grandfather

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  • Personal Narrative: Growing Up At My Grandfather

    married my step-dad, Mark, when I was seven. Before she met Mark, I would always be watched by my grandparents after school while she worked. With all that time I spent with my grandparents, I grew extremely close to my papa, which is what I call my grandfather. It was him who taught me how to ride a bike, play chess, dribble a basketball, throw a football, and to play soccer. After my mom married Mark, I didn’t spend as much time with my grandparents beside on the weekends. On those weekends,…

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  • A Short Story: If I Lost My Grandfather

    A Big Lost Who would know that I would be so hurt when I lost my Grandfather. I was never so close to him, but losing him made a big impact in my life. I think about his death day and night. I sometimes catch myself blaming his death on myself. My parents say it wasn’t my fault but i will never forget the day he started not feeling well. My grandpa lived with us again after my grandma passed away. He was so confused after her death. One day he realized that my grandma wasn’t there no more and he…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Grandfather Ben Jordan Sr.

    That role model is my grandfather, Ben Jordan Sr., born before World War I in the year of 1912, which ironically was his house number (1912 Bell Street). He was a lean man that touted a medium build with strong arms. His smooth, dark brown skin was a complement to his stature. He wore a crown of gray, salt and peppered-hair but most kept it bald. He was partially blind from cataracts, but could manage some visual images from the corners of his eyes. My grandfather was not considered a man…

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  • My Grandfather: He Called Me Benny Boy

    He Called Me Benny Boy The life of my grandfather from start to finish was remarkable! He had many qualities that I admire and it took his entire life to perfect them. My grandfather was wise, disciplined, loyal, and dependable. He was an exceptional leader, and hard working. He was a man of integrity. When he gave you his word, he kept it. He was courageous and determined. He was a persistent man. Most of all he was a loving man. I wish I had half the qualities that he had. His life was a…

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  • My Great Grandfathers: My Journey To The United States

    My grandma’s ancestors on her dads side travel to the United States in 1873 from Prussia, and eventually bought a farm in Minnesota. I do not know the year exactly that my grandpas distant relatives on his dad side came to the United States, but it was around the 1870’s for my one great- great-grandpa, John Gerads was born in Minnesota in 1874. As for my grandpas moms side they came in the 1900s and moved to Minnesota. Both of my grandparents said that their distant relatives came to the United…

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  • My Grandfather: Personal Narrative Of My Life

    Seventeen years ago, I was born to two hard-working American parents. My mother moved to California from her home in New York, while my father was born and raised in Napa County. Neither of my parents grew up with large amounts of money. My father grew up the youngest of five children. His home was always busy and he always had human interaction- it was kind of unavoidable. He wasn’t the greatest student, but he did know one thing: experience is key. He preferred to do things with his hands and…

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  • Personal Narrative: How My Grandfather Changed My Life

    late in December to the family and me. I believed I was ready for anything, but I couldn't imagine what it could have been when it involved a family member on the verge of death in the hospital. I was speechless when I heard my cancer surviving Grandfather once again in the hospital. I was in complete silence when I heard this. It felt so unbearable that my mind just went completely blank. I didn’t know how to respond to this in any way. I had been completely empty. I disregarded everything and…

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  • How To Write An Essay About My Grandfather Death

    When my Granddad passed away I was shocked, at first I couldn 't believe that he had actually died. This was the first time that someone so close to me has passed away. I knew he was ill but I had just assumed that this day would never come. I used to think that my grandparents would be around forever but this just made me realise that it doesn 't work out like that. He finally died after his fight with terminal bowel cancer. In the end I think his whole body was just cancer. My family was…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Great Grandfather Shmuel's Second Journal Entry

    Digging through the trunk filled with family relics I stumbled upon my great grandfather Shmuel’s journal entries. His entries detailed the October Revolution, End of World War I and the events spanning across the next fifteen years before he came to America with his family in search of a better life. Some background information on who my great grandfather Shmuel was. My great grandfather Shmuel a Jewish farmer living in Eastern Russia, now a part of modern day Ukraine, however, he will call…

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  • How Did My Grandfather Change My Life

    My Grandpa deserved a better life than the one he got. He was a Survivor, a Fighter, and all around the most magnificent person there ever was. He made me feel loved even when I felt really down. I believe he was the most influential person of my whole childhood, but of my entire life so far. My parents and I lived a few blocks away from Grandpas and Grandmas. So sometimes I would just walk over there with my brothers and dog and watch t.v. with grandpa. I loved going over there to talk and…

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