The letter is to the writers "grandparents who taught me about love and justice". I'm not sure that I can aspire to the praise heaped on these grandparents it the letter clearly reveals the impact grandparents can have on a child as she grows!
"You were both only 70 when you died. But your lives were rich and full and you did more and loved more than most people do in their lifetime. You have taught me what it means to fight for what you believe, to speak up for uncomfortable truths when staying silent would be easier."