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38 People Discovered Their Grandparents Were Way Cooler Than Them


38 People Discovered Their Grandparents Were Way Cooler Than Them

Wow, it’s truly impressive!

Grandparents are usually seen as an old school who knows nothing much about the present world. This is, however, a big myth. If you check closely, some of these grandparents are way cooler in their youthful age than yours presently.

Just recently, Waterballoon, decided to write up something uniquely different and we requested for pictures of grandparents who had acted cool in their younger days, so far the outcome has been hilarious.

Now we have a collection of grandparents that are super duper while in their heydays. Ranging from the grandmas that are catching fun in the Ernest Hemingway to the modeling session-1950s in Volvos to grandpas pulling off a motorbike stunt as well as sledding through Antarctica – our compilation will certainly make you adjust your social life.

While we have a collection of grandpas who had also played with their pets polar bears, our list will make you question if you have been doing the right activities in your leisure time.

Catch the full gist and see the adorable photos by scrolling down:

#1 My Grandmother Demonstrating The Three-Point Belt As A Model For Volvo In 1959


#2 Grandma Sent Me A Picture Of My Grandpa At My Age To Make Me Feel Like Sh*t


#3 My Great Grandfather Gave Einstein Violin Lessons


#4 My Grandparents Wearing Each Other’s Clothes, 1943


#5 My Grandmother, 1940s


#6 Granny On The Wing Of My Dad’s Cropduster Plane. She Did This A Few Times That I Know Of


#7 My Granny (Nicknamed Kidd) Wasn’t Allowed To Join The Air Force Because She Was A Woman. So She Taught Young Men To Fly In Stephenville, Texas During WW2 – 1940s


#8 My Grandfather The Day Before He Shipped Out With The Marines, 1941


#9 My Grandmother Right After She Ran Away From Communistic Bulgaria To Germany (1978)


#10 Photo Of My Grandfather Exiting His Plane After Getting Shot Down


#11 My Favorite Picture Of My Grandmother, 1942. She’s Strong, Raised Six Children On Her Own After Leaving An Alcoholic Husband. Worked 7 Days A Week As A Cook In A Gas Station From 3 Am – 5 Pm. I Would Stay Every Weekend With Her And Sleep On The Floor Of The Gas Station Back Then. She’s Amazing


#12 My Crazy Grandfather


#13 My Grandfather Was Into Cosplay Before It Was “The Thing To Do”


#14 My Very Cool Grandpa In The 1950s Holding A Fish, Smoking A Cigarette, With A Book Tucked Into His Pants And Cigarette Pack In His Sleeve


#15 My Grandma Smoking Her Cigarette On The Farm. Wearing Pants And Doing Whatever The Hell She Wanted, 1938


#16 WW2 – My Badass Grandpa With A Car He Stole From Nazis


#17 I Recently Lost My Grandmother To Cancer. This Will Always Be One Of My Favorite Photo Of Her


#18 My Grandmother With Then-Mercury 7 Astronauts John Glenn, Gus Grissom, And Alan Shepherd (September 14th, 1959)


#19 My Great Grandfather Showing Off One Of The Horses He Trained For WW1 – Petawawa, ~1922


#20 My Great-Great Grandfather, The Samurai Of A Small Coal Mining Town In Kyushu, Posing With My Grandmother And One Of Her Sisters ~1900


#21 My Great Grandmother, Working As A Welder During WW2


#22 My Grandfather Died Today. I Want To Tell You What A Fucking Badass He Was


#23 My Grandma Recently Passed. My Grandpa Sent Me This Picture So I Could Know What Man Looks Like When He Is In Love. They Were Married 60+ Years


#24 If I Could Only Be Half As Badass As My Grandfather This Memorial Day, Circa 1960


#25 My Great Grandpa Eddie. Omaha 1939


#26 My Grandma As An Air Traffic Controller. She Would Have Been 97 On 3/11


#27 My Grandfather’s Badass Swandive, 1930


#28 My Finnish Grandfather Smoking A Cigarette And Holding A Wild Fox That He Befriended (Circa 1975)


#29 This Photo Always Puts A Smile On My Face. Our 86-Year-Old Grandmother Back In The Day


#30 My Grandma Modeling In Her Flight Attendant Uniform – 1972


#31 My Great-Grandmother In Her New Car. She Was Most Likely The First Indian Woman In The Western US To Own A Car (April 7, 1916)


#32 Grandmother Died Last Week, She Was A Naval Nurse


#33 My Grandparents In 1960, On A Date. My Favorite Picture


#34 So Apparently My Grandpa Was A Badass


#35 My Grandmother On Her Harley In 1926

#36 My Grandpa’s FBI Academy Photo. He Worked As A Spy Recruiter During The Cold War


#37 The Last Photo In My Grandparents Wedding Album (1954)


#38 My Grandfather Defusing A Bomb On Martin Luther King’s Porch. He Was Buried Three Years Ago On MLK Day


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