The People Before Me MAG

October 6, 2015
By WalkOff BRONZE, Flushing, Michigan
WalkOff BRONZE, Flushing, Michigan
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I am from a long line of life changers
and risk takers.
I am from a man who wasn’t happy doing
what he did.
I am from that same man who made the
life-changing decision to jump on a passing train and leave his farm and possessions behind.
I am from the same man who raised loving
children who made a significant change
in this world.
I am from his loving daughter, my grandma.
I am from the grandma who made a difference
in the community and our family.
I am from another brave man who had
an extremely hard childhood.
I am from the same man who was orphaned
at twelve and went to Canada by himself
that same year on a boat.
I am from the same man who made a wonderful son, my grandfather.
I am from an involved grandfather who was raised in a poor family on a farm but was rich in love and compassion.
I am from a brilliant hard-working grandfather who would do anything for his grandchildren.
I am from a place of history and life changers.
I am proud of my family and forever will be.

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on Apr. 14 2017 at 1:04 pm
SpartansRath BRONZE, Wyoming, Michigan
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Great story love the description


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