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  • After working with dogs as a boy on his grandfather's farm, Mr. Millan illegally crossed the border into the U.S. at age 21 and landed a job at a dog-grooming store.


  • Sayle's descriptions of his grandfather's house are like something out of Bernard Malamud: The house appeared very bare, with large stretches of warm linoleum in the hall; everybody seemed as pale as a ghost, and there was always the smell of poor people's soup.

    Stalin Ate My Homework by Alexei Sayle - review

  • Underneath his grandfather's house there was, apparently, a labyrinth of secret tunnels, built by the Liverpool businessman Joseph Williamson as an early kind of job-creation scheme.

    Stalin Ate My Homework by Alexei Sayle - review

  • This may not be your grandfather's Great Depression, but many aspects of today's situation would remind him of the 1930s.

    Echoes of the Great Depression

  • It was cool having a card that said "Member Since 1946" (a year before my Dad was born -- it was cool how they used to recognize the longevity of ancestors 'membership) and I once walked into one of my grandfather's old offices, presented my card, and was asked if I was related to him.

    Free Trade with the AARP, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • As the late great Tip O'Neill would say, 'we've become victims of our own success', and those that benefited greatly from all this hard work are now so prosperous & able to do what their grandfather's never were able to, that they do not recognize what made such 'progress possible'!

    Franklin D. Roosevelt on my mind (Blog for Democracy)

  • Never mind that her father lives in the Copley-Fairlawn district, or that, according to Ms. Williams-Bolar, she and her daughters live with him part time, or that her daughters go to their grandfather's house after school so that they can be safe and with an adult while their mother works and goes to school at night to become a teacher.

    Amy Stuart Wells: No Superman in Suburbia

  • Jericho has it right, although I killed the rattlesnake that was on my grandfather's doorstep.

    Is just killing rattlesnakes ethical? We do it all the time and i don't see any problem with it how about you guys?

  • It's been over two hundred years since your grandfather's time and no one has ever seen or heard of a dragon.

    The Alarm

  • "Georgie had gone through real hell over this and because of it she'd missed out on three years of her grandfather's love."

    It's time for you to talk


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