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  • "She only died 4 years ago, so it's nothing I've been carrying around with me my whole life. I just moved apartments last year, but it sits proudly displayed on my shelf because I wouldn't be who I am without her. Talking about it now, it reminds me that I have to keep some of that magic with me.

    When I try to think of everybody who this might have affected equally in terms of us grandkids, there's me, my brother, my sister…my cousins, Mick and Brian, possibly Stephanie. And since I haven't been living in Michigan, this could quite well go down to my sister's kids. If you include Grandma herself, this represents four generations of entertainment within our family. The little guy here is not just a reminder of Grandma and my family's attachment to her. I think if she wanted us to get anything out of it, it would be to fly high, but keep our balance."

    - Patrick Grant
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