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A Respectable Person Who is the superman in the world? I would answer my grandfather without any hesitation. When I was little, my grandpa took much care of me, and he also picked me up from school every weekday, because both of my parents were busy with their work. My grandfather was not only a family leader and a farmer, but also a mentor and a wonderful grandpa for me. He was a very perseverant person, and he taught me many things that I cannot learn from school, such as the hard-working spirit, optimistic attitude, frugal lifestyle and the philosophy to deal with problems. Besides, my grandpa was generous and loved to help the underprivileged. Therefore, my grandfather was the person whom I admire and respect most. My grandfather was a hard-working farmer. Living in the countryside, my grandfather owned a piece of land to grow grains. It seemed that he had no holiday because he worked in the farm every single day, wearing a raincoat on rainy days and putting on a straw hat under the heating sun. Whenever he picked me up from school, instead of going back home directly, he always took me to see his farm first. I sat on the back of grandpa’s bicycle, and enjoyed the view of crops glowing in the sunset. Every time when we were there, he would read a Chinese poem, “How many of you realize that each grain in your rice plate is a result of hard labor.” in order to tell me how hard it was to grow the crops. Besides, he tried to be the model for me not to waste any food. For example, my grandpa never left anything in his bowl after meals, even a tiny grain of rice, so that I would treasure the precious food. My grandfather’s personalities made a great impact on me. He was optimistic and he always looked on the bright side. Every summer time was the time to reap the rice in the field, and it was the most joyful time for my grandpa as well. Unfortunately, in…...

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