"Never make eye contact when eating a banana! "

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Read About Me: Grandpa Fred

Grandpa Ted, "Fred", is Ted E. Bare's grandfather. Fred is a grumpy and cantankerous old codger in his late seventies who resides at the Happy Valley Retirement home for aging toys and teddy bears. He has lived all over the world, spending the war years in Morocco where he owned a bar. His past careers over the years include pipe fitter, ATP mechanic, bartender, secret agent, jazz musician, and bowler. Grandpa Ted, Fred, is loved by all.