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  TIMES WITH GRANDMA        “It’s a baby girl!” Dad announced that to everyone when I was born!      “Let me hold her, please!” Grandma’s arms were warm. I felt safe.      As I grew, Grandma was always around…she played with me, and taught me how to tie my shoes.      One day, I wanted to go outside and play with my friends. “No, honey,” Mom demanded, “You stay inside and take care of Grandma. She isn’t well, today. You’ll thank me later that you spent this precious time with your grandmother. I never knew my grandmother.”      Dad was at work and Mom left for her job. I wished I was outside with my friends.      “Sweetie!” Grandma called to me from her bed. “I’ll tell you a story.”      Grandma’s stories were the best! If I had to stay inside, I knew I’d have fun with her. I climbed up on the big bed with Grandma.      She began, “Did I ever tell you when that daddy sheep ran towards me and I had to jump up on the fence?”      “Tell me again, Grandma…you called him