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A Letter To My Grandfather

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Today I sent this letter via old fashioned mail to my grandfather. It feels good to honor people worth honoring.

Dear Pop,

Today I was talking to one of my friends about you. And I realized that I was saying how much I admire you and how proud I am of you as a man. And I wanted to write a letter to tell you.

I was thinking about how you always worked hard, and worked long hours and worked multiple jobs to pay the bills and give my mom and Uncle Jon a good life. And how unlike so many people today, you took responsibility for yourself and your family, and never wanted to owe anyone anything. I respect that. And I try very hard to live that way myself.

That’s part of the reason I don’t get to tell you as often as I should that I think you are a great man. I work very hard to make sure that my kids are well taken care of and have the best life they can have. And I wouldn’t have learned the value of hard work if I hadn’t seen it in people like you.

I’m excited to see you soon. The kids talk about their great grandfather all the time.

Love,
James

Written by James

June 27, 2012 at 8:41 pm

Posted in Phase Frame

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