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My Grandmother Essay

  • Submitted by: JoshuaAuYong
  • on January 15, 2011
  • Category: English
  • Length: 1,428 words

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My Grandmother is a significant person to me because I look up to her, and she always gives me the best advice. She is very kind, lovable, caring, and always has her arms open to whoever needs her. She’s 71 years old, and has been sick with Leukemia for six years now. She has been for chemo twice, and recently just finished her third treatment a week ago. Finishing the chemo she’s been really tired. The doctor wants her to take it easy which means cutting back on doing things that are unnecessary or having people help her. She always needs to be doing something whether it was cleaning her house, baking, reading, playing with grandchildren or great-grandchildren, and shopping. She always says, “I have to keep going to stay alive.” or “I’m going to sit here and let myself rot like a vegetable.” There are three things that she enjoys doing and that’s going to Florida which she has a house there and spends her winters, playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren even if she tired, and looking at any kind of flowers she says, “Looking at flowers is my inspiration for me to overcome this sickness I have.” She shows me and the rest of my family that being a strong women and having the family’s support has helped her get through the last six years and prays that it continues to help. She is very giving person she’ll donate to just about everyone that asks or purchase from anyone of her grandchildren or great-grandchildren fundraisers and even support anyone of us at a sporting event. I just hope that one day all the giving she does that god will return to her and she’ll overcome the Leukemia after all. I always say to her “Why does god let this happen to the good people who don‘t deserve it.” I am very close to my grandmother we can talk about anything with each other. Whether if I am having a bad day she knows just how to make it better by telling me funny story, explaining to me that life is not easy and there are many obstacles that I will experience, or she...

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