My Grandmother: A Short Story

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I am finding it difficult to accurately document the life of my grandmother mainly because I haven’t been opportune to meeting her. However, I do have an idea of the person she was based on what my mom and my uncles have told me. Hearing about her fascinates me, and leaves me in craving to want to meet her and too just simply converse with her about my silly topics. I am constantly bombarded with images in my heard about what the relationship could’ve been like, between my grandmother and I. I see glances of her character through my mother and the sister to my grandmother; from the way they cook to the little quarks they tend to do. Before I go on a tangent let me introduce my maternal grandmother; she goes by the name of Louisah Ntlatleng…show more content…
I just wish I had been there to see prospect of their faces when they got the treats. If it were me, my jaw would have been to the floor, following with my eyes filling up with tears of complete rapture. To know that their mother would consider the joys of their heart is amazing. She made sure to put them first. Another amazing thing that I would love to add is the fact that, even though she died at a young age, she really lived to her fullest potential and really made sure that she left this earth at a good…show more content…
Obviously to go through a divorce is not the greatest thing on earth; it makes you feel worthless and sometimes makes you blame yourself for why it happened. As I have mentioned before, my grandmother was extremely caring, genuine and just soft in nature. One of the things that made my grandmother and grandfather clash was that my grandfather was somewhat violent and would not consider the next persons feelings when he spoke, he was very presumptuous. And immediately after the divorce my grandfather got married to another woman, which left people in the community and my grandmother in absolute shock. My grandmother was relieved that she got a divorce because she felt like the marriage was setting her ten steps back and she also saw his true colours when he chose to get married soon after the divorce. After the divorce, she became so much more productive and could fully give her children attention, which helped her heal, because she finally realize what she was meant for, for her to be there for her
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