How the Greatest Lesson I Learned From Baseball Became a Lesson for Success in Life

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A baseball story of a boy and his grandfather, of wilting in the pressure of great expectations, and of succeeding by learning not to be afraid to fail.

Moving Up the Generational Ladder: How My Grandfather’s Death Saved My Family

Moving Up the Generational Ladder: How My Grandfather’s Death Saved My Family

Kevin Sterling reflects on the profound personal lessons and inspirations he was able to glean from his grandfather’s long and storied life.

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Generations

Alex Gallo-Brown shares the difficult adventures of three generations of men in an Italian-American family.

“Is That Sheep Placenta I Smell?”: Remembering the Scents of My Grandfather

"Is That Sheep Placenta I Smell?": Remembering the Scents of My Grandfather

Writer Ian Stansel makes peace with the profoundly terrible stench of his grandfather.

The Day After Father’s Day

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Bruce Linton reflects on the ways he has been able to make a meaningful, connected life for his family.

Breaking Open

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Peter LaBerge writes tenderly about his grandfather and the mysterious powers that young boys sometimes attribute to their elders.

Portrait of My Grandfather: 80 and Still Cycling

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In this beautiful 6-minute documentary, a grandson captures his grandfather’s lifelong passion for cycling.

Being a Grandfather—The Joys and the Lessons Learned

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Graham Phoenix recently became a Grandfather for the first time. He is overjoyed about this but aware that it is not as simple as it seems.

This Grandfather’s Letter to His Grandchildren Contains Life Advice We Should All Live By

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An Irish grandfather wrote to his five grandchildren just months before his death—the advice is beautiful, poignant and brave.

Long Meadow

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Three generations of men populate Todd Davis’s poem about sons and grandfathers, a reflective piece on the circularity of past, present, and future.

I’m Supposed to Start with the Last Time I Saw You

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Stephen Mills gently eulogizes his grandfather while reflecting on the distances that grow–perhaps inevitably–within families.

How a Chainsaw Made Me a Better Man

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Awarding “Man Points” for stereotypically masculine actions is misleading and can be damaging. But I love how that chainsaw helped me grow.

Fishing With Grandpa

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“You catch ‘em, you clean ‘em. That’s the rule. Right, dad?”

When the Sun Shines on My Necklace

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Erin Kelly, a writer with cerebral palsy, reflects on the impressions her grandparents left in her heart.

Still a Daddy to My Little Girl (Even Though I’m a Grandpa to Her Children)

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The bonds that Tom Brechlin created with his daughter at a very early age have followed them both into adulthood.

This Is My Father’s Father’s Father’s Land – A Photographic Essay

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10 real male warriors and what they can tell us about our lives.