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He rarely saw him or spoke to him when he was young, and his grandfather died while he was in college.
HE KNEW HIS GRANDFATHER WAS A MOB BOSS. BUT WAS THAT THE WHOLE STORY?JOE HEIMFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
During that time, his stepfather and both grandfathers died, and he had to clean out their homes, too.
HOW DOWNSIZING EXPERT MATT PAXTON HELPS AMERICANS SORT THROUGH THEIR STUFFJURA KONCIUSJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many, many, many people on Twitter claimed Sanders as their uncle or grandfather.
THE HANDWARMING STORY OF HOW BERNIE SANDERS GOT HIS INAUGURATION MITTENSTRAVIS ANDREWSJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ilya Samsonov’s grandfather loved the game, and in time, so did he.
ILYA SAMSONOV, THE CAPS’ PRESENT AND FUTURE IN GOAL, IS READY FOR THE SPOTLIGHTSAMANTHA PELLJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Her grandfather lived around the corner from my grandfather.
WHY PADMA LAKSHMI WON’T BE RUNNING FOR OFFICEPALLABI MUNSIDECEMBER 28, 2020OZY
In the last phone conversation with my grandfather, the day before his wife’s funeral, I told him I weighed the same as he did, only I’m five inches taller, so my frame holds it better.
TALLYING UP A YEAR OF LOSS: A LOT OF POUNDS, TOO MANY LOVED ONES, COUNTLESS CONNECTIONSJERRY BREWERDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
My grandfather felt that time was happening to him most keenly when he saw its impact on those around him, especially those he loved, who were much younger than he was, and should have been less impacted by it.
OVER TIME, BUDDHISM AND SCIENCE AGREE - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGDAVID P. BARASHDECEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
The virus hit the refugee community from Myanmar particularly hard, sickening many working-age adults, and taking the life of Day Reh, the 85-year-old grandfather of Ei Meh, who has family members who work at Tyson.
AS COVID-19 RAVAGED THIS IOWA CITY, OFFICIALS DISCOVERED MEATPACKING EXECUTIVES WERE THE ONES IN CHARGEBY MICHAEL GRABELL AND BERNICE YEUNGDECEMBER 21, 2020PROPUBLICA
She was stopped while driving home from dropping off some medications she’d picked up at Walmart for her grandfather.
RESTRICTIONS ON THE SOUTH TEXAS BORDER WERE MEANT TO PROTECT PEOPLE FROM COVID-19. THEN THE HANDCUFFS CAME OUT.BY VIANNA DAVILA AND REN LARSONDECEMBER 19, 2020PROPUBLICA
If you have an immunosuppressed person or a grandfather who’s 92 years old, the risk is great.
DUKE’S MIKE KRZYZEWSKI MAKES HIS CALL IN A PANDEMIC DILEMMA: SENDING PLAYERS HOME FOR BREAKMATT BONESTEELDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO GRANDFATHER

  • ancestor
  • architect
  • author
  • chief
  • creator
  • elder
  • father
  • founder
  • gaffer
  • generator
  • grandfather
  • graybeard
  • head
  • inventor
  • maker
  • master
  • old man
  • originator
  • paterfamilias
  • ruler
  • senior
  • sire
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