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20 September 2016 - 09:41 By Tom Eaton

My grandfather was a quiet man. An old knee injury and worsening deafness had made him withdraw to an armchair where he would read the newspaper, and although he was always glad to see his grandchildren, we sensed that we should not be too boisterous around the silent, dim house.Still, he didn't impose on the people around him.

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