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    The relationships between grandparents and grandchildren, to some extent, are often magical.That means you can discover something new and interesting every time you meet with them. My grandfather is a retired soldier with all characteristics a soldier should have—tough shell and tough heart. In my childhood memories, he seems like a familiar stranger. However, the precious time that I spent alone with my grandfather enabled me to gain insight about what kind of person my grandfather truly is and

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    and grandparents help produce another complete generation, they wouldn’t even be here. We don’t give them enough credit just like Steven Spielberg said. My grandma is a baby boomer, and in one of the questions I asked her, she completely said, “We knew we had to work for what we wanted and that our parents weren’t going to give it us. We had to get what we wanted.” She states this message all right here. What she is forgetting however without her parents and many other parents and grandparents, there

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    Pouring rain on the lush green foliage of Southwestern Mississippi marked my birthday; born April 3, 1938, on Poplar Hill Plantation in Jefferson County, Mississippi, the eighth of thirteen children. My parents, Willie Jackson and Sarah Whitney Jackson spent their entire lives in Jefferson County, born, baptized, married in 1926, died and their final resting place, the Poplar Hill Cemetery behind the church. Family stories of the experiences during the Civil War and reconstruction, seldom talked

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    Biography of Grandparent

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    “I had an amazing life. I had wonderful husband I loved more than anything else is the world. I had six beautiful children, who gave me nine grandchildren, and the strength I needed throughout my life. I have regrets; but everyone does. I believe my life was wonderful because everyday I pray for my family and thank God for what he has given me throughout the years. The good times, and the difficult ones – everything was a blessing.” Winnie, now 75 years old, believes she has been blessed everyday

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    1-Census data indicate that in the United States there are approximately 2.4 million grandparents raising 4.5 million grandchildren. Grandparents raise their grandchildren, for their biological parents cannot care, or choose not to care the child that they born. Some common reasons are teenage pregnancy, divorce, drug or alcohol addiction, physical health issues, death of the parent, unstable home life, homelessness, child neglect or abuse, or one of the parents is in jail. In “The Real Reality”

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    My Great Grandparents

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    My great grandparents mean the world to me and it was very hard for me when they started to become sick. They have inspired me to be the best I can be and to never give up. They were very nice and awesome people, a lot of people looked up to them, including me. They lived in Indiana which meant I didn’t get to see them a lot but when I did it was the best times of my childhood. When we would go over there, my cousins, my brother, and I would play with the stuffed animals they had and we would hang

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    My Grandparents Speech

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    Many people only have the privilege of seeing their grandparents on birthdays and other holidays. Luckily for me, I see mine almost every week. My grandparents, specifically my mom's parents, have both played a large role in shaping me into the person I am today. My grandpa, or “Pa”, especially, has been more of a father to me than my own. He has held an essential role in my life, and is continually shaping me each day. My grandpa is a strong-willed and old fashioned man. He likes to do things his

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    Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Today many grandchildren are going to live with their grandparents because of death, divorce, incarceration, and bad parenting. The grandchildren mostly come from dysfunctional families and may have been exposed to sexual and physical violence and illicit drug and alcohol use from their parents. Many grandparents do not have a clue about how their life is fixing to change with raising their grandchildren and challenges that lie ahead. This research will look at

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    to satisfy their grandparents’ health needs, or in completing the regular daily tasks. The mother stated “We are putting all our efforts to care for them, but seems that is not enough because they are not getting well; We don’t know what to do”. They feel overwhelmed, tired, and stressed. The maternal grandmother stated that “she wants to help her daughter in the house chores as before, and now she is useless and a burden to the family”. They stated that sometimes grandparents are more private

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    Grandparent Visitation

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    grandmother is entitled to visitation rights to the minor child and whether the bad relationship between the Alice Cronin (hereinafter the “mother”) and grandmother is a consideration in determining the child’s best interest. Grandparents Visitation Act Indiana’s Grandparents Visitation Act (hereinafter “Act”) allows a child’s

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    My grandparents were both born and raised in Cidra, Puerto Rico and so were their three children. They wanted to start a new beginning. Though the exact date is forgotten my grandparents moved to Cleveland, Ohio sometime in 1989. My grandparents were very poor when they lived in Puerto Rico since there were not many job opportunities and barely any resources, my grandparents could barely make ends meet.They wanted to give their children to have more opportunities and resources that they didn't have

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    My entire life I have lived with or in close proximity to my grandparents. I have had countless conversations with them through my life. But the older I noticed our conversations diminishing and becoming less frequent due to my busy schedule. When this assignment was introduced to me, I jumped at the opportunity to interview and reconnect with one of my grandparents. I decided on interviewing my grandmother because she is comfortable with english and our native language, tagalog. By speaking to someone

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    up his garage. He said, he didn’t like living with his grandparents, but he had no choice after his parents died in a fire that destroyed their home,” Andrew said, staring at the TV unable to believe what he was hearing as the announcer repeated the information. While busy tidying up the kitchen, Margaret asked, “Is it possible whoever murdered the grandparents, kidnapped the grandson?” “It’s possible, but it sounds as though the grandparents were dead several days before they found them.” Smiling

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    For this interview, I decided to interview my grandma. Her name is Diane Smith, she is 74 years old and does not look it! She was recently widowed last year, yet they had many happy years together. They had two children together, my Uncle Dave and my mother, Cherie. I asked her what was the best thing about being her age and she the first thing she said was seeing her children and grandchildren grow up. She is enjoying seeing and interacting with her grandchildren in just the daily activities.

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    Everyone has someone in their life that gives them a great amount of inspiration. The people that have given me the most inspiration are my Grandparents. My Grandmother has done a great deal for me in my life. My Grandfather has done something with his life that nobody expected him to do. My Grandparents have greatly changed my life. If it was not for them, I would not be the person I am today. My Grandmother is a great person inside and out. My Grandmother has been very generous to me throughout

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    Essay about Being Raised by Grandparents

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    Grandparents influence their grandchildren both directly, through face-to-face interaction, and indirectly, by providing emotional support (Doucette-Dudman 98). When a grandchild confronts a problem and knows that her grandparents are there to support her, she is indirectly influenced by their emotional support. Grandparents also serve as role models to their grandchildren. A role is defined by the "set of expectations

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    parents, grandparents may assume the role as the caregivers of their grandchildren. The absence of a biological parent may be due to incarceration, drug abuse, mental illness or military deployment (Yancura, 2013). Each of which disallow acceptable care from the biological parent which sometimes places the burden to care for the child on the grandparent. This absence is commonly known as custodial grand-parenting (Population Reference Bureau, 2011). In these circumstances the grandparent often takes

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    leaves, and the bittersweet scent of pine. These are the sounds and smells I wake to as the car trundles down the drive to my grandparents’ home—and there are few I love better. I imagine Aldo Leopold felt much the same about his farm in his Sand County Almanacs. His, an abandoned farm in Wisconsin in the 1940s, mine an abandoned farm in Northern Michigan my maternal grandparents bought in the 1960s. It was this farm that intimately introduced me to nature beginning infancy. I believe it is due to this

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    Growing up in your grandparent’s house is a wish that many kids have. As a kid your grandparents are the people who tend to spoil you rotten and let you do things that your parents wouldn’t let you do. What young kid wouldn’t find that appealing? I know I did, however, my wish happened to come true. I grew up in my grandparent’s house until I was about six years old. I remember hearing the six o’clock siren which meant it was time to eat, or seeing the street light come on which meant it was time

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    My grandparents’ house is my heaven since I was born there; I didn’t moved out with my parents until I was seven. My grandparents live in an old apartment which is surround by orderly and crowded houses that has aged through time. As I mentioned, the apartment they lived in is special and honorable since it was provided by the company that my grandparents worked with. “Paper Machinery Company”, as what my grandfather said when I asked him where he works, with a proud smile stapled on his face. Three

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