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10+ Times People Realized Their Grandparents Are Cooler Than They'll Ever Be

Lex Gabrielle 12 Sep 2019

Many of us take our grandparents for granted. We never realize how much older they are getting, as we are growing up. Sometimes, their lives before us were so epic, we truly regret not hearing all of their stories.

1. "My Grandmother Right After She Ran Away From Communistic Bulgaria To Germany (1978)"

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Stunning and brave.

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2. "My Grandmother. This Picture Was Next To Her Coffin At Her Funeral (Late 60s Or Early 70s)"

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Iconic.

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3. "My Great Grandfather Gave Einstein Violin Lessons."

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This is too cool.

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4. "My Granny (Nicknamed Kidd) Wasn't Allowed To Join The Air Force Because She Was A Woman. So She Taught Young Men To Fly In Stephenville, Texas During WW2 - 1940s"

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More than impressive.

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5. "My Great-Grandmother In Her New Car. She Was Most Likely The First Indian Woman In The Western US To Own A Car (April 7, 1916)"

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Going down in history.

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6. "I Recently Lost My Grandmother To Cancer. This Will Always Be One Of My Favorite Photo Of Her"

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What a beautiful photograph!

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7. "Granny On The Wing Of My Dad's Cropduster Plane. She Did This A Few Times That I Know Of."

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Grandma is fearless!

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8. "WW2 - My Badass Grandpa With A Car He Stole From Nazis"

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Good for him!

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9. "My Grandmother With Then-Mercury 7 Astronauts John Glenn, Gus Grissom, And Alan Shepherd (September 14th, 1959)"

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This is one for the ages.

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10. "My Grandmother Demonstrating The Three-Point Belt As A Model For Volvo In 1959"

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The driving gloves are everything.

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11. "Ernest Hemingway And My Grandma Having A Chat In Havana, Cuba 1952"

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Wish I could listen to this conversation.

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12. "My Great Grandfather Showing Off One Of The Horses He Trained For WW1 - Petawawa, ~1922"

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No words for how amazing this photo is!

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13. "My Grandpa's FBI Academy Photo. He Worked As A Spy Recruiter During The Cold War"

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Wow, I'm sure he had incredible stories to tell.

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14. "My Grandmother Turned 98 This Week. This Is Her In Her Full Nursing Uniform During WW2"

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Thank you for your service!

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15. "My Grandmother With Sultan, Her Favorite Lion From Her Troop, In Front Of Her Plane She Flew Just After WW2 (1947)"

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Nothing beats this photo, ever!

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