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    I am in Beaumont Texas.

    It's okay. Not a big city. About 120,000.
    Joe1064 Joe1064 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 15, 2014

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    Time to rock with a little blues!

    One can hardly list Texas music and not do a lot of Country, I, how ever am an old hippie and a cowboy wrapped up in one.I love good ole Rock and Roll and I love the blues! No one put the two together better than Stevie Ray Vaughan! Stevie was born in Dallas Tx on Oct 3,1954 and...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 9, 2014

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    The older brother of Stevie,

    Jimmy Vaughan is a great performer in his own right and one of My favs.Jimmy was also born in Dallas on March 20 1951.Every few years He plays at the Denton Arts and Jazz fest in my home town,I never miss it!Hers Jimmy along with his brother doing back up.
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 11, 2014

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    Only In Texas

    My mother was taking lunch to my father,as he worked picking grapefruit for a local farmer..My mother told me this story: She went to have lunch with my father,,packed up food and something to drink and off she went..Meet up with him in the middle of the orchard He was picking...
    YouWhoRainDancer YouWhoRainDancer 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2010

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    Roogan4 Roogan4 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 18, 2014

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    I've lived in many places in Texas.

    I've met the best people and the worst. I wouldn't take any of it back. I love my Texas! 🌵
    xojessicamarie xojessicamarie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    Hello I'm from Dallas!

    Big town bummed I'm moving out eat ...
    locoladel locoladel 18-21, T 3 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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    I'm loving Texas, the food is great,

    the Texans are friendly, the weather is nice but so unpredictable, I swear there's at least one thunderstorm every week!
    Iamthecutegirl Iamthecutegirl 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 16, 2014

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    born and raised in Texas,

    currently in Corpus Christi
    txsnowcat txsnowcat 46-50, M Nov 27, 2014

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    And I love it. Been here all my life,

    I have the accent to prove it. Lol This weather though is going to kill me. I have never grown accustomed to the heat! My siblings do just fine, and if it gets over 95 I'm pissed off about life. Lol
    kalypsso kalypsso 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 6, 2014

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    Born and raised and wouldn't have it any other

    way. I plan to live here all my life.
    JeepGirl4 JeepGirl4 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 21, 2014

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    He Stopped Loving Us Today/RIP

    George Jones died today.the Possum is gone.He was a East Texas boy,
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 26, 2013

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    It's Really East!

    I am from Central Texas...at least I thought I was. For the first time ever, I drove into west Texas- all the way to El Paso. I've never seen so many oil rigs and wind turbines- and MOUNTAINS! One never really grasps the enormity of the state until having to spend an entire day...
    annasteve annasteve 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 10, 2012

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    I am originally from west Texas reveal moved to

    the hill country. Any neighbors?
    WellBehavedWomen WellBehavedWomen 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 23, 2014

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    Not Your Mothers Sunday Meat Loaf !

    MeatLoaf AKA Marvin Lee Aday Was born in Dallas Tx Sept 27,1947
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 18, 2014

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    "Texas is the finest portion of the globe,

    that has ever blessed my vision." - Sam Houston
    djag2007 djag2007 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2014

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    Texas May Be Where It'S At For Me

    Lived in WA state for a few years and it was way to dreary and overcast the whole dang time. It was always misting so the ground was constantly squishy. It did have the beautiful smell of pines all the time and due to the constant mist everything was a lively green. However can...
    silentbanter silentbanter 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    The Range

    I am no fan of todays mainstream country music,then i found The Range on the radio.Any other fans?
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 4 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    I'm from San Antonio(: looking

    for someone to chat with, maybe hang out.
    NicoleN2016 NicoleN2016 18-21, F Dec 18, 2014

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    Born and raised in the Texas Panhandle.

    Wouldn't trade it for the world. They say if you don't like the weather stick around for 15 minutes, it will change. I've seen snow in June and upper 90s in December
    Hotmix3325 Hotmix3325 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 17, 2014

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    MermaidTripp MermaidTripp 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 1

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    Obama

    Ist of all,my thoughts and prayers to all of You in and around West,Texas.But a show of hands?Did Obama make it aright?
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 3 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    dontgitbit dontgitbit 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I love Texas so much.

    Most people want to go somewhere out of state when they graduate but I want to stay riiiiiiight here.
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 16, 2014

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    I found a question posed,

    by a scared young lady here on Ep.Her Age group is in 13-15.It seems She had found a pic of her friend on her fathers phone.One that was foucused on the private areas. A man who calls him self a Texan,Dozerdan found nothing wrong with this,and tells Me I am no Texan be cause I...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 6 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    All My Life...

    ..I've lived in Texas. ...I'm not one of those Texans who thinks the rest of the country is inferior. I do like Texas a lot, but I sometimes wonder if I would like life better somewhere else... ...it's a fantastic state to be in during the winter months... it's not a fantastic...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    Ndub2000 Ndub2000 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    shnnn shnnn 51-55, M Oct 12, 2014

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    well I live in the ft worth area.

    I was born here but I wasnt raised here. its ok. I haven't really felt at home in a long long time. this man told me recently u have to make a place ur home. if not no place will be ur home. I think he was right. im not sure though where I want to make my home. guess itll...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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    Well danged if ole Rick Perry aint gone

    and done it again!Now,He wants a DA to set an example and not be the exception!Speaking for my self,I think if this DA had an ounce of dignity she would just step down and go away.
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 20, 2014

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    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    Hello i have Adorable Pomeranian Puppies For

    Adoption call me +1 202 688 7368 if interested thanks
    nyikob nyikob 22-25, M Dec 18, 2014

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    God Bless Texas!

    I got this e-mail forwarded to me by TexasLily...I loved it, so I figured I'd post it on here for all my fellow Texans! God Bless Texas!  :)       Have you ever looked at a map of the world? Look at Texas with me just for a second. That picture, with...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 13 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    nikki2442 nikki2442 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    I was born in Austin

    and I had to leave for most of my life to go on several "adventures" for pleasure and profit all over the world but somehow I am always forced to return no matter how many times I go away. My mom's family is what you call Chicanos, Mexicans who settled here back when it was part...
    sociableTim sociableTim 31-35, M Aug 21, 2014

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    Working in Texas and want to make some fun

    friends there. Message me.
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta 46-50, M Aug 22, 2014

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    The Fabulous Thunder Birds started with 3

    members from Texas,JimmyVaughon,of Dallas.Johnny Muller was born In Fort Worth on Oct 31,1970 and Kieth Ferguson Who was Born in Houston on July 29,1946.
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 16, 2014

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    Got to love the bipolar weather ,

    foggy , cold rainy sunny hot all in one day it's only the afternoon .
    RichardCrane RichardCrane 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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    I'm from the greatest state of them all TEXAS!

    ! The state where you can go from wearing shorts one day to full on winter stuff the next. We have some of the best food around.
    Hugsandkisses2621 Hugsandkisses2621 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 10, 2014

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    Roger Miller was born on Jan 2 1936,

    in Fort worth Tex. The song I posted here is the 1st song I really remember hearing, I would have been between 4 &5 at the time! Roger died on Oct 25,1992 at the age of 56
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 7, 2014

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    khewster khewster 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2014

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    Born & raised in Dallas,

    Texas. Lived there since I was 12. Currently I live in Brownsville, Texas. Honestly, I don't like living here. I want to go back to my hometown!!
    Danymtzc Danymtzc 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    Most of todays modern music has left Me cold

    but now and then I come across a great song.Usher was born in Dallas Tx on Oct 14,1978.There aint much that this man has not done.Singer,song writer,actor,producer!
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 16, 2014

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    Heck She aint drunk!

    Give her the keys to the school bus!
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 20, 2014

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    ceceleann ceceleann 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 7 Responses May 31, 2014

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