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I Grew Up In a City

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    Toronto Ontario, Canada

    Yep. That's the city I grew up in. It turns 175 yrs old this year. : ) YAY TORONTO!!! Wait to go guys. lol.... Toronto isn't that bad.... For a city. But I'm glad I'm away from there anyway. Who knew I'd take to be a country girl so well. : ) Although I do...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 29, 2009

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    Uptown Girl

    I've lived in a city my whole life. I like it. And I dislike it. Some days I like it more. Some days I dislike it even more. The pollution drives me insane. My allergies kick up and I feel like I'm going to choke on my own epiglottis some days. There is so much noise...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 12 Responses Dec 5, 2011

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    It Has Shaped the Person I Am Today

    Now, in my opinion, it isn't important if a person grew up in a city or not.  I am neither glorifying, nor saying how much better it is to be weaned in a metropolis.  We are humans, women and men, one and all, regardless of where we're from. This experience is...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 10, 2009

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    Hi, My Name Is Linda

    I am a new member of his group.  This is my first post to Experience Project.  I have a sister who has Munchausen Syndrome.  I am writing a book about my experiences and am interested in stories from everyone to include to help the book explain to the "normal...
    lrp53 lrp53 56-60 Oct 28, 2010

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