My Grandfather Essay

  • My Grandfather

    Success Comes from Hard Work My grandfather has always been a great inspiration to many. Many people grow up having everything handed to them. This makes people not work hard to obtain what they desire. My grandfather is an admirable man. He had to overcome several serious obstacles in order to succeed in life. Many people didn’t believe in him. When he was younger he was told to be like everybody else, but he wanted to make a difference, therefore he did. He grew up in a little town called “Tecoanapa” which is located in Guerrero. People who live there have very little opportunity of ever doing something with their lifes. It’s a very poor town. Therefore, kids have to start working at a very young age. My grandfather like every other kid in town started working when he was 8 years old. His family had a farm with cows, horses and many other animals. His job was to take the animals around town, feed them, and other duties depending on the day. He had to wake up every day at 4 in the morning, and he would come back home after 8 or 9 hours of hard work. My grandfather was raised by a single mother, because when he was very young his father passed away. He was only 8 years old when his father was working on the farm they own, when suddenly he cut his hand with a piece of metal. Days passed by but he never worried too much about it. His father was very old school and didn’t think he had to go to the doctor because of what he refered to as “a little cut”. After just a few days…

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  • My Grandfather: A Reflection In The Life Of A Grandfather

    The moment I was informed about this oral history report, only one person came to my mind when deciding who to compose this project about. This person was my grandfather. He was an inspiration in my life. This project has given me the opportunity to reflect back onto my grandfather’s stories and historical accomplishments for on March 19, 2012 was the day my grandfather Richard “Joel” Pettingell left this earth. There was no such thing as a dull moment in my grandfather’s life. The time I got to…

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  • My Grandfather

    country; one of whom happens to be my grandfather. The diversity of culture in just one, primary building is enough for the entire planet. As different as we all seem though, we are all here for the same reason. Cleveland is located in the northern part of Ohio. From Nitro, West Virginia it is approximately a five hour trip in a car. With my grandparents, two cousins, and I, this road trip was bound to create memories. My grandfather has always had a warped sense of humor. He finds the…

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  • My Grandfather Project

    decided to do my culminating project on Richard Allen, my Grandfather. I chose him for many reasons. We both like technology, he has been in the Vietnam War, he has lots of old antique items, some new, and he has experienced segregation. He has suffered from strokes recently, and has had two major strokes in the last 5 years. These are all very important reasons why I chose to do my project on my grandfather. My grandfather was born in Malden, Massachusetts on June 16th, 1943 which was during…

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  • The Importance Of My Grandfather

    On May 27, 2015, I at last finished a four year in the making milestone in my life; high school. Walking upon the center stage, hearing your name being called and receiving your diploma while shaking the hands of the many faces you either grew to love or despise is a memory forever engraved into graduate’s minds. That diploma that took blood, sweat and tears to finally obtain may have been, for many seniors, their most cherished possession to date; except for me. I would see much of my friends…

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  • My Grandfather Influence

    On my dad’s side of the family, my grandfather was the first person on his side of his family to come to the United States from Iran. He first came by himself 1962 to go to school. My grandma was the first one from her family to come to the United States from her side of the family 1963 to follow my grandfather since she was engaged with him. After my grandfather graduated they went back to Iran and then came back had my dad and stayed for three years. They then went back to Iran because they…

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  • My Grandfather: The Influence Of My Life

    people to use as a map to guide his or her life, and my papaw will always be mine. My grandfather is the reason my life is the way it is today. He raised my mother into a woman that is strong and can push through anything. My mom tells me stories of how, as a teenager, my papaw was really strict on her; she says now that she was glad he did all of those things for her. My mother now raises me as the teenage girl she once was. I have never had the desire to do things typical teenagers do…

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  • Analysis: My Closest Grandfather

    My Closest Grandfather (Revision) My grandfather passed away on Jan 19, 2014, due to kidney problems. My grandfather had suffered a lot before he died. They were the worst days for me because I didn’t imagine my grandfather would be hospitalized for over a year. This was an especially difficult time because I was away with my family in Morocco. I felt sad most of the time because I didn’t have the chance to visit my grandfather in Saudi. My grandfather was a good man and I love him because…

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  • Description Of My Grandfather

    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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  • Short Essay On My Grandfather

    When my grandfather came to United States it was originally just to work and make some money to take back to his family, but that changed when he got married. Magdaleno Rubalcava, my grandfather, was born on a little ranch in Los Zapotes, Cuquío, Mexico. He was the youngest of over 10 children. Los Zapotes when my grandfather was born was just a bunch of ranches and till this day they aren’t as modernized as other parts of Mexico but they do have more houses and are using more modern technology.…

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