16 Year Old’s Gift From Her Grandpa Contained This Decade Old Secret

Lauren Blank was nearing her 16th birthday, unlike many other families she wasn’t going to have an elaborate, fancy party to make the milestone more memorable. What made her 16th birthday memorable would be the timeless, heartfelt present from her grandfather. He started preparing the present over a decade before she was due to turn 16, and the results would pay off in a major way.

Growing Excitement

Lauren, ‘Ren’ as she prefers to be called, had planned a party with only her closest friends and family. She wanted something low-key and intimate with the people she loved most in the world. But little did she know the unforgettable surprise her family – and more specifically her grandfather – had prepared. He started preparing the present over a decade before she was due to turn 16, and the results would pay off in a major way.