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I Am American (southern)

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    Texan Bell - Born and raised in Texas, I consider myself a Texan before I try to figure out what nationality I am. I don't know anything about my biological father's side, but I...
    meggs4 meggs4 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    I Am - I am proud to be an American from the south. I was born and raised in the south. This is where my home will always be.
    Cac45 Cac45 46-50, M 8 Responses Aug 21, 2011

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    Northern Transplant Per Se - I was born in New York, raised in Florida to age 16. I moved due to my mom's death, to Illinois to live with my father. I lived in Chicago to age 31. I...
    lorithelioness lorithelioness 36-40, F May 26, 2008

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    Southern Family - i cant tell you how american and southern!!! my family is
    ans3 ans3 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 23, 2011

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    Thanks - I am not American, none the less I must thank the South for producing amazing women. Southern women rock!
    eminencejello eminencejello 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    And Proud Of It - I was born in Mississippi, my parents were born in Mississippi, and at least a third of my ancestors are from the South a long way back, some from before the War...
    DeclarableKitten DeclarableKitten 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22, 2013

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    A Little More Southern - Yes I am southern. From Texas but have lived in Georgia, South Carolina, and Alabama but born and raised in West Texas. My heritage includes from Mexico...
    mickey68 mickey68 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2012

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    A True Southern Girl Here - I was born in Nashville TN, but moved to Texas when I was 18 mo. old. I consider myself a native now, lol! I have 3 native Texans also. I love...
    TXredhead TXredhead 46-50, F Sep 11, 2009

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    Humming Birds -    My fondest childhood memory is of a small winged wonder called the humming bird. I can see them in my minds eye now. They fascinate me with their wings...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 6 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    Save Your Money Cause The South Is Gona Rise Again ! -
    Asianblue Asianblue 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    AGPMatch AGPMatch 26-30, F Oct 23, 2013

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    Sunshine State - Born and raised in Florida. I've heard some people say that Florida doesn't count as being in the "south", but really, how far south can you go expect for Florida...
    faithinthegospel faithinthegospel 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 11, 2011

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    God!! why do American people only think that USA is the whole continent! i am Southern American. This means that I am from COLOMBIA, a country in South America who many must not...
    JuliBeatles JuliBeatles 18-21, F 13 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    Dang Right I Love Being A Southern Girl - I love bein from the south. I can't even fathom livin anywhere else. I love my southern accent. I love bein in the mountains , camping by...
    BAMAROSE75 BAMAROSE75 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    Chattanooga - I love my home! I was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and when I was two I moved to Nashville, but then a year later I moved back. When I was three I rode my first...
    Teendaddy20 Teendaddy20 18-21, M Jul 6, 2012

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    I would rather have been born somewhere else though. A large number in my area are inconceivably close minded and judgmental. Many do not see the subjectivity behind the concept of...
    Young0Philosopher Young0Philosopher 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    Yankee? - I am not from the south but I know this guy who is and he always calls me a "Yankee".  As far as I know both sides of my family have always been from Washington...
    Karen18597 Karen18597 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 24, 2010

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    The Real Story - War heroes,  true independents, hard working people, fast moving shine transporters, honest and true religious folk, statesmen, educators.  The people...
    nobed nobed 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 18, 2009

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    Used To Talk A Lot Of Trash. - I used to make fun of southernisms and southern people. I've been here so long that I've turned into one of them and realized everyone else I know...
    Machiavellus Machiavellus 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 29, 2010

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    My Home Is In Alabama, Southern Born And Southern Bred, This Is Where I Belong - Hi Y'all I am from a very small town in Central Alabama. I was born and raised here. We live on a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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    Rodeo - Well tomorrow is my first time to be in a rodeo and i signed up for bull riding and ranch bronc riding. Wish me luck and keep me in your prayers.
    Williamsaw Williamsaw 18-21, M Oct 18, 2013

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    Southern Hospitality - I've been Southern my whole life.  I was born in Texas (which I am incredibly proud of) and raised in Tennessee.  I still currently live in Tennessee, but...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 1 Response May 30, 2012

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    Being Southern And Proud - If you ever hear a southerner say hold my beer and watch this or Aw Hell naw, you better run
    JustcallmeCurly JustcallmeCurly 46-50, F Sep 18, 2012

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    I'm An Arkansas Gal - Just glad to find a group with other southerns
    Hillary1160 Hillary1160 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 15, 2012

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    I dated a dyslexic girl from India once. She had the dot on the back of her head.
    darthkoolaide darthkoolaide 31-35, M Feb 26

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    A Southern Voice - I used to hate having a southern accent. Now I am glad mine stayed and love to hear anyone else with an accent not just southern. Even Northeastern accent is...
    donixa donixa 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    Mississippi - The south I lived here my whole life. House in the country of northern Mississippi near a lake. Those good summer days where we would go grill something or go fishing...
    Redsavior Redsavior 16-17, M 5 Responses Nov 16, 2013

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    I used to love it here in Tennessee, but now I'm tired of this god forsaken city I grew up in . I want to move far, far away . Am I the only one that feels this way .? .-.
    Vanessalovesu2 Vanessalovesu2 16-17, F 6 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    Yup and Damn Proud - southern by the grace of god. i have undies to prove it. lynyrd skynyrd of course. eagle and all. true white trash. if you dont like it, dont freaking look.
    metalgirl99 metalgirl99 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2008

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    South Carolina - My home my very southern home :) filled woth sweet tea sweet pottatos hunting fishing and sputhern accintents like mine..:3 and yes we say y'all
    iloveyou2014 iloveyou2014 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2012

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    Southern - "American by birth, Southern by the grace of God". I was born and raised in Florida all my life, my father being from North Carolina, we've always visited...
    mimiboo mimiboo 16-17, F Jul 9, 2008

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    Texan Gal Ya'll~ - Hee hee, "Ya'll" - I say that in real life you know. I was born and raised in Texas. And over-all I have loved it. I don't recall ever having left the...
    Tayune Tayune 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2008

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    I Am Proud to Be From the South -    I Love my southern accent. I was born & raised in Texas my whole life. My Momma was from Alabama, my Daddy from Tennesee. I work...
    mommatrish mommatrish 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2008

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    Born And Raised In NC - I was born near Charlotte, live in Raleigh, and my heart is in Ocracoke. I have a southern accent (but I'm the only one in my family who has one). I'm in...
    mimithehorserider mimithehorserider 13-15, F May 12, 2013

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    Simpler - We dont drill education into our children, traffic isnt a bad problem, warm weather, we all love to eat but stay thin somehow anyway, were usually nicer and kinder and...
    coffeelover123 coffeelover123 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 10, 2013

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    I Live In The Middle Of No Were - Im not realy southern i dont say aint im no hick i dont talk like 1 eather so ya
    leviduppong leviduppong 13-15, M Sep 25, 2013

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    I Love Being a Southern Girl!! - I LOVE being Southern! I love that I grew up in a town where people say hello to everyone! I love that when you are driving down the street and you...
    therealslimkatie therealslimkatie 26-30, F 4 Responses May 19, 2008

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    Being Southern Is...(feel Free To Add) - Knowing the difference between freshly cut grass and freshly mowed hay Knowing what Dr. Enuf and Cheerwine is Having a farmers tan is...
    Sweetroll88 Sweetroll88 22-25, F 3 Responses May 1, 2010

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    The Fireflies -   When I was about 10 years old, my brother was 9, we would play hide and seek out in the woods of North Carolina..   My brother knew how much the fireflies...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 13 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    Southern American, But American Normaly. - I am from the South, but I do not talk with a southern accent. The South is not a bad place as some people say about it. And America is...
    lightstrike34 lightstrike34 13-15, M Oct 11, 2013

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