BY ANGELA GARY
The relationship between a child and grandparent is a very special kind of love. It’s a bond that creates so many memories that a child will always cherish.
My father loves his two grandsons, Jake and Grayson, so much. His face lights up when they come in to a room. He sees or talks to them every day.
When Dad went into the hospital for a test and ended up having open-heart surgery and being in ICU for seven days (he’s still in the hospital as I write this), Jake and Gray were especially worried about their Papa.
Jake takes after me in that he expresses himself well through writing. He wrote his Papa the most touching letter, some of which is below:
“Papa, we have had such great adventures over my lifetime. I was your first grandchild and you treated me like your own child. I can never thank you enough for all that you have done for me. I pray so hard that this surgery goes well. I don't want to lose you at such a young age in my life. I love you so, so, so much with all my heart….
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