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Man Shows Of Cherished Rocking Horse Made By Grandfather Who Passed Away.

A handcrafted wooden rocking chair made by a loving grandpa.

It’s never easy to lose a loved one, but having something to remember them by can help. One Reddit user shared a heartwarming photo of the special gift that makes him feel closer to his grandfather, who passed away. He explained that, when he was born, his grandpa had handcrafted a wooden rocking horse just for him. Included with the present was a beautiful letter for the newborn to read when he was older.

“Now that I’m older with a daughter of my own, it’s something I come back to and read when I think of him,” read the caption.

letter from late grandpa to grandson

In a comment, the original poster shared a few additional words in his grandfather’s memory.

“My grandpa was quite the guy,” he wrote. “He was a career marine, looked intimidating, always stayed in great shape, just kind of a man’s man. But, if you ever got to know him you’d learn he was a big softy.”

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