Getting to Know my Grandfather

Compassion and words of wisdom from Lara Camilleri. Follow her as she learns about the grandfather she never had the chance to know.

Lara Hannah Camilleri

After the completion of my last major project, Am I an Artist Now?, I took a short break just to chill. Now, perhaps sooner than I would have liked, I’ve been struck by inspiration. Today, I started to work on a new project. I’ve had the kernal of an idea for a couple of months now, but it wasn’t until today that I thought about how to actualise it. I want to get to know my grandfather. The fact that he is dead, and has been some time, is something of a hinderance. How possible is it to know someone after they’ve died? My grandfather died when I was just 18 months old, so I have absolutely no memory of him. I wish I did, because from what I’ve been told he was a lovely man. So I will do my utmost to find out all I can about…

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About Laurie Snyder

Laurie Snyder is a writer, editor, traveler, history researcher, humanities advocate, and educator. An award-winning journalist, her interviews with survivors of Pearl Harbor, Midway, and the Holocaust have appeared in national and regional news publications. The creator and managing editor of the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers: One Civil War Regiment's Story ©™, The Contemplative Genealogist ©™ and The Contemplative Traveler ©™, she also serves as the principal consultant for Snyder's Point Communications.
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One Response to Getting to Know my Grandfather

  1. I’m glad you find my project interesting 🙂 thank you

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