My Papa

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This is a report on James Keating my papa. Let me tell you about him. My papa was born in New York in 1942.He is 71 now and his birthday is September 14. My papa was a police officer with the NYPD. He retired after twenty-five years of working. He lives in Pennsylvania. My papa went to Richmond Hill High School when he was younger. He didn’t go to college instead he joined the army. Those are some things about James Keating my papa.

My papa has a great family. Let me tell you about them. He’s my mom’s father. His wife was Anastasia Keating. She died on January 27, 2014. His daughters are Michelle, Annemarie, and Tara. He used to have a dog named Buster. Buster died in 2005 a month after I was born. Buster was a Rottweiler. My papa’s grandchildren are me, Isabella, and Christina. Brennan is my brother. Isabella and Christina are my cousins. That was all about my papa’s family.

My papa has some favorite things. His favorite hobby is watching baseball because he used to play baseball. Now whenever he comes over we play catch. My papa’s favorite restaurant is Applebees because he thinks the service is great. His favorite vacation is Florida because he likes the sun and the beach. Another thing he loves are trains he has an enormous table and tracks. On it he puts miniature people, cars, houses, and trains that go on the tracks. Those were my papa’s favorite things to do.

Things were different when papa was my age. Gas cost $0.30 when papa was smaller. Now it cost $3.00. Stamps cost $0.03 when papa was little. Now they cost $0.49.  A popular TV show when papa was little was Howdey Dooty . He went to bed at 9:00 pm when he was little. Now he goes to bed at 12:00. That was all about my papa.



Author: Paco

My name is Christian my friends call me Paco. I am 11 years old, I live in Collegeville Pa. I go to school at Evergreen Elementary School and I play the violin.

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  1. loved it! Great Job Paco!

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