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Grandpa's War Stories

Grandpa's War Stories

Kit: Americana Memories, the May 2010 Studio Mega Kit

If you feel like you were dropped in mid-story, well, you kind of were. This is the second page of the "War" section of the memory book I'm creating to honor my grandfather. Page 1 is uploaded in my gallery, future pages are yet to come.

My grandfather was an amazing man. He has medals for serving in the five major battles of the European conflict, yet until a few years ago, he never spoke of it. I love sharing his stories with my kids and anyone else who's interested. Feel free to check out Page 1 here.


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Date: Wed June 1, 2011
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Dimensions: 600 x 600
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theStudio Monet
Great job, love that you used his own words for this priceless heritage page.
#1 Wed June 1, 2011 01:24


theStudio Owner
I agree, his words are priceless. This is an amazing LO Lori, in so many ways.

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#2 Wed June 1, 2011 05:52


theStudio Monet
Great layout for you and your posterity. Love the lower photo.
#3 Wed June 1, 2011 06:39


theStudio Artist
The photos are incredible and using his own words is fabulous. Great layout.

#4 Wed June 1, 2011 07:03


theStudio CT
I love this, and the fact that you recorded his words. It's terrific that he shared these stores, and it would be a shame not to record them for future generations. Love the photos and the way you arranged the page. Great job!

#5 Wed June 1, 2011 07:22


theStudio Scribbler
What an amazing honorarium. I would love to see the finished book. Obviously created with much love.
#6 Wed June 1, 2011 11:37


theStudio Monet
amazing layout.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. ~ Audrey Hepburn

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#7 Wed June 1, 2011 14:02


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This is superb! Wow!
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#8 Wed June 1, 2011 18:18


theStudio Artist
Another amazing page! Awesome pictures and the journaling of your Grandpa's words are wonderful! Thank you for sharing!
#9 Wed June 1, 2011 18:19


theStudio Picasso
Beautiful page - love the journaling and how you positioned the pictures.

#10 Wed June 1, 2011 19:56


theStudio Picasso
Oh Lori, I am envious of you that you have your grandfather to tell you the stories of his experiences! These are wonderful pieces of history, your family's as well as the world's, how wonderful of you to be preserving them in this way. Thanks so much for sharing!
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#11 Wed June 1, 2011 22:34


theStudio Designer
What a wonderful story! My grandfather also served in France but we were on vacation and I didn't have access to any pictures. I think we need to make an effort for him to tell his stories before it's too late. It's a gorgeous LO for sure!
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#12 Fri June 3, 2011 07:27


theStudio Designer
Wonderful page, Lori, I love that you are able to tell his story in his own words!
#13 Sat June 4, 2011 01:44


theStudio Monet
Congratulations on moving into round 2! Well deserved.
#14 Mon June 6, 2011 06:30

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