When Grandpa Gave Her Some Notebooks For Her 16th Birthday, She Found A Decade-Old Secret Inside

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But Blank didn’t receive a piece of jewelry or some cash for her birthday, like many 16-year-olds do: what her grandfather did for her was far more individual. And many would agree that his gift is much more significant than any store-bought trinket could ever be.

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But then Ron Petrillo had always been very fond of his granddaughter. The two of them had had a special bond ever since she was a baby, in fact. And while Blank was young, before she had started school, she had spent every day with her grandad.

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That gave the pair plenty of opportunities to get to know each other, play silly games and make memories to last a lifetime. It was during those special years, moreover, that Petrillo decided to do something to document the happy times that the grandfather and granddaughter had had together. And it all started with a notebook and pen.

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