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Monday, 4 August 2014

What did grandma say

My grandparents died early. I had schooling in a hostel. Our warden was an old lady. We addressed her Amma. We played many pranks with her,  but she never took offence. After our High School Exam, Amma called us and gave us chocolates. Then she said," You are on the threshold of a new life. Always follow the path of truth. The world is full of people to misguide you. Always confide in your parents. They are your only good friends." She could not speak more. Her throat was choked. After reaching home we knew that Amma died the same night.
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Written in response to Write Tribe Prompt hundred words on Saturday. The topic " my grand mother told me"



22 comments:

  1. :( That's sad. But see how she left you with an inspiring advice ! I'm sure that's why you remember her so well :)

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  2. Yes Sreeja, I can never forget her.

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  3. What an amazing lady, Usha ji! How much you must have learnt from her. She reminds me of my own hostel warden. Such a towering personality :)

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    1. Yes Shailaja, she was amazing and at the same time down to earth.

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  4. That is so sad , but that is a very good advice for sure.

    Bikram's

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    1. Yes Bikram, her advice is applicable for all times to come.

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  5. awww that's so sad. She taught a valuable lesson.

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    1. Yes Rajlakshami. Her words are true for all generations.

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  6. She gave all of you the best gift to have for life...

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    1. Yes Sumana, her advice is true for all generations.

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  7. really? sounds like a movie no? so sad.....but what she said is something to follow a lifetime...

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    1. Yes Latha,she was very ill on that day. I can never forget her.

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    1. Yes Ruchira, her advice will always keep her alive in our mind.

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  9. that was an useful advice from your warden. Even after all these years, you are able to recall those words with gratitude.
    thanks to such prompts which bring out memories:)

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    1. Yes Asha,when I saw the prompt, she was upper most in my mind.

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    1. Yes Tina. Such people never die They are always alive in our mind.

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  11. Gosh! That must be so devastating for you all. But she shared some really wise words with you all!

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    1. Yes Shilpa, the news was the most unexpected.She was a gem of a person.

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  12. That's a sad one, Usha Ma'am. She left the world with words of wisdom and perhaps, the almighty knows y..living all of you with words worth gold.
    http://vishalbheeroo.wordpress.com/2014/08/05/100-words-on-saturday-my-grand-mother-said/

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  13. Yeah the story is sad but it tells us that sometimes we happen to see angels on earth just close to us....

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