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These Three Kings of The House of Burgundy

My approach to genealogy isn’t also in a straight path, as this post proves.  I’m jumping all the way back to my 20th great-grandfather, his son, and his grandson, all of whom were Kings of Portugal, from the House of Burgundy. 966 more words


Great-grandfather and son pulled from burning car

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – What could have been a tragedy turned into a story of heroism. A great-grandfather crashed into a power pole, his car burst into flames and he and his grandson were trapped.  392 more words

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Life: My Papa (Great Grandfather)

My Papa was diagnosed with Cancer at the beginning of May. Remember my Vacation?  The main purpose of that vacation was to come visit him before he passes away. 71 more words


When Amma Came To School

Nandita Iyer

It was a humid summer morning in Bombay. I used to live with my grandparents, but they were out travelling during the vacations. Thus, I was living with my parents then. 1,122 more words


Graphic: 78-year-old great-grandfather attacked by armed thieves at gas station

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) – The morning of June 24 was just like any other day for 78-year-old John Faust, until he decided to stop at a San Bernardino gas station. 141 more words


Book Review - The War of the Guns: Western Front 1917 and 1918 by Aubrey Wade

The War of the Guns has a personal connection for me because it features my great-grandfather, who won a medal for his services as a signalman. 646 more words

Running Through the Cloud

I often run during lunch at work. Everyone asks if it is too hot. Sometimes it is. Like yesterday. But most times it is fine. I like to get out. 573 more words