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Woman graduates college with her 88-year-old grandfather: ‘I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way’

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Though Salazar, 23, and her grandfather, Rene Neira, now 88, never took any classes together, they both studied at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Salazar graduated with a degree in communications whil...

Terminally ill grandfather graduates college side-by-side with granddaughter

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One Texas grandfather-granddaughter duo share more than just a family tree now. They were able to graduate from college together, side-by-side. Melanie Salazar, 23, and her grandfather Rene Neira, now 88, both gradu...

Oregon grandfather shoots, kills home intruder with grandchildren in the house

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FBI WHISTLEBLOWER BLASTS DELAY BEFORE LONGTIME CNN PRODUCER JOHN GRIFFIN'S CHILD TRAFFICKING ARRESTInvestigators say a 911 caller reported an unknown male was trying to break into the home before a resident shot the ...

Dwayne Johnson shares James Bond aspirations after grandfather played villain in 1967

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The 49-year-old star is known as one of the hardest working actors in Hollywood, generally appearing in a number of high-profile movies each year, including in famous franchises like "The Fast and the Furious" and "J...

Hannity: Biden regales Michiganders with sidewinding tale about grandfather as Americans stuck in Afghanistan

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In his "Opening Monologue", Hannity slammed Biden for continuing to ignore American citizens his strategy put at risk, while instead choosing to campaign for his multi-trillion-dollar socialist spending bill the left...

American Olympian Ryan Crouser sets shot-put record, dedicates gold to grandfather

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It was Crouser’s second Olympic individual gold medal as he scored a 23.30 and he dedicated the victory to his late grandfather, who died a week before the Games started. Crouser had a piece of paper with him and hel...

64-year-old grandfather completes 10,000 kettlebell swings in record time

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Jack Gilchrist set about completing the Worldwide Kettlebell Challenge -- to do 10,000 swings in a month -- but found he was racing through them. The fitness-crazed Englishman completed it in just 21 days, a feat he ...

Princess Eugenie pays tribute to Prince Philip, recalls favorite memories spent with her late grandfather

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She reflected on some of her favorite memories spent with the the Duke of Edinburgh in an Instagram tribute. "Dearest Grandpa, ⁣⁣We all miss you. ⁣⁣You would be so touched by all the tributes that have been shared wi...

Prince William pays tribute to grandfather Prince Philip after his death: ‘An extraordinary man’

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The Duke of Edinburgh died on Friday at 99 years old and his grandson reflected on the consort's commitment to family and service.  "My grandfather's century of life was defined by service – to his country and Common...

A Kansas grandfather got Covid-19 in July. He’s still in the hospital 7 months later

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On the morning of July 13, Roger Collins got a positive Covid-19 diagnosis. Within 12 hours he told his wife of 32 years, Billie, that he couldn't breathe and was rushed to the hospital. He hasn't been home since. D...

Kentucky sisters lost their mom, dad and grandfather to Covid-19 within four weeks

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Sisters Jessica Cheatham and Jama Allen plan to do everything they can to preserve for their kids the family's Christmas traditions -- even as they mourn the crushing loss of their mom, dad and grandfather to Covid-...

A German man’s Nazi grandfather took over a Jewish man’s store. He tracked down his descendants to apologize

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Thomas Edelmann was born in Germany more than 25 years after the Allies defeated Hitler. Yet last year, following an unexpected marketing call, the 49-year-old businessman contacted a retired teacher in Israel to a...

Grandfather serving 505-year sentence ordered to be released ‘without delay’

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In a stunning reprieve for a man sentenced to more than five centuries behind bars for a nonviolent offense, a judge in Los Angeles on Thursday summarily slashed his sentence to time served and ordered his immediate...

Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr. dies 175 years after his grandfather, John Tyler, left the White House

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For many Americans, going two generations back takes them to World War II. For Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr., who died September 26, two generations stretched to a century earlier, when steam locomotives ruled the land an...