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Grandpa doesn't feel comfortable leaving the place he's grown up in and has to be almost unconscious to go. One of the reasons for Grandma and Grandpa's deaths could have been from the new environment and not being able to adapt to it (Steinbeck 111, 146).
Somehow people always want to blame God for the bad things that happen in life, you know that old arguement "If God is so great and loving why did my house get broke into and we became poor?" to which i reply "Its not Gods fault your dad is a drug dealer and he sold someone a bad batch who them followed him home and ransacked his house."