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The Importance Of My Grans

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Carrie Moody Bayouth, the classy lady that I was blessed to call my Grandma ‘Grans’ (which means Grandma). Words can not describe how awesome she was. I say that because I am sitting here not knowing what to say, or where to start. My Grans has a huge impact on my life. I never thought the day would come when we had to say our goodbyes. Nobody is ever ready for such a thing. She passed away in the year of 2009, due to cancer. Cancer really does suck, especially if you have ever lost a loved one over it. My Grans was such a caring lady “I loved her for her goodness, her cleaness, and her popularity with others (Shame by Dick Gregory page 289). She has impacted my life in so many ways, and I hope to pass her legacy on. I know that she would be so proud of her family and everyone else that was in her life. Grans was the absolute most loving and caring person. She never thought about what was good for her, it was all about what was good for others. Even if she did not know the person she put as much effort in as if she knew them. She would bend over backwards just to help anyone in need of help. The most important thing in the…show more content…
She has not only taught me how to be a caring but to try to be a good person in general. “ Some of the truths we learn stay with us forever” (Shame by Dick Gregory). That is what she wanted everyone to learn, is how to look well kept no matter where you go. The most important lesson learned was to always put God first, then my family. There is no greater feeling than to know that she would be so proud. She was the funniest person to be around, so that made it easy for her to put others in a good mood also. Her maiden name (Moody) definitely does not fit her in any way. Moody? No, there was no such word to her. If I ever didn’t know what to wear, she would always say “dress nice because you never know who you will see”. I still usually go by that, and she always comes to
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