Commemorative to My Grandpa Essay

Submitted By 21blah
Words: 450
Pages: 2

If tears could build a stairway and memories was a lane,
I would walk right up to heaven to bring you down again.
No Farewell words were spoken No time to say good-bye
You were gone before I knew it and only God knows why.
A million times I’ve missed you, a million times I’ve cried
If love alone could save you, you never would have died.
To some you are forgotten, to others just part of the past,
But to me who loved and lost you, your love will always last.

Over the years his real job has come with many different titles. For 82 years he has been a son and brother, for 66 he has been a loving father, for 61 he has been a dedicated husband, for 39 years he has been a grandfather. Andres Adona was born on September 23, 1923 in a small town in the Philippines, and he is the reason why his family had the opportunity to live in America. At the age of 55, my grandpa came to Hawaii along with my grandma and my aunty to work on the sugar plantation factory., he worked really hard and now all that hard work has paid off, all of his kids are living a better life here in America. My grandfather has been one of two individuals that have been an influential part in developing me into the person I am today. He has shown me what it means to love unconditionally both God and people. He is a perfect example of how if you work hard you can do anything, and he has a heart of generosity with which I greatly admire.
While everyone was outside, I took the time to go down to the living