"Sonny, I've been by her side for fifty-one years, except for three days when she left me for the egg man. I'm holding on to her hand, see? If you want me to let go, you'll have to chop my hand off." (41.3)
Gramps is determined in the face of possibly losing the love of his life. Here, we really get to see just how much he loves Gram and the fact that he'll always be by her side.