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My Grandfather's Hawk

My grandfather stood on my backyard deck overlooking the tree tops and the valley below. With his hands cupped to his mouth and head tilted back, he let out a screech, “Cheeeeeeewv.” We held our breath and listened. 451 more words

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How Do I Love Thee?

“I may not love you perfectly but you are perfectly loved.”

When I was a teenager, I remember being annoyed with my dad.  I thought he should acknowledge my accomplishments more than he did.  606 more words

George Edward Walker, Jr.: My Grandfather's Eulogy

The funniest thing happened yesterday when I read my granddad’s obituary in the Washington Post. Anytime, without fail, I mentioned Chinese food, he’d make the joke, “you better be careful when you order Chinese food that has meat in it.” And every time, I’d ask “why?” He’d reply, “I aint never seen a Chinese man in the obituary. 1,097 more words

Fathers of Flickr - A Touching Gallery of Fatherhood

Today’s a day for all the dads out there. We’ve put together a gallery of our favorite fathers on Flickr and the photography that showcases what they’ve done for their families. 132 more words

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Eighty Years

In the year 1937, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was sworn in for the second time, the Golden Gate Bridge opened and Amelia Earhart made her first attempt to fly around the world. 890 more words

Anecdotes

Morally right to apprise, I still love you grandpa and pa!!

In Indian society, girls are out-castes and assumed to be a baggage to parents. They’re many cases in this country where girl kids are killed as soon as they’re born. 314 more words

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