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I Have Been to America

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    Ummm...

    Does it count if you were born here? And raised here? And have stayed here your whole life except for vacations?  
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    Citizen

    I am an American citizen. So, of course, I have been to America.
    ameeker ameeker 21-25, F Nov 21, 2007

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    America?

    Yea.. sure, I've been there before.  I live there.  And I HAVE been living there my entire life.  I don't know if I plan on staying here, but as for right now, I do.
    oliveoil2007 oliveoil2007 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    Great Place

    I have been to a couple of places in Florida and California and loved them all.  I've been on holiday over there about 5 times and think America is a fantastic place.  If I won the lotto I would love to visit all the states.  The people are so friendly (or at least...
    Whitecloud Whitecloud 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2009

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    I Have

    I wa born here so I know it's hard to believe, but I've been to america
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 1 Response May 24, 2008

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    A Different Universe

    I am in Canada and I have relatives in the States that I visit every so often.  Once I drive over the bridge in Niagara Falls or step off the plane, it really is like I have traveled into an alternate reality.  Wonderful in so many ways, but totally alien in many others...
    HoneySuckler HoneySuckler 36-40, M Feb 24, 2012

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    Living In Usa

    I had a girl friend in Australia who was from America ,, we were boy friend and girl friend for 7 months and then she went home to America and i followed a after her a few weeks latter and lived with her family for months and i had a great time i even turned 18 years old there...
    howieday howieday 36-40, M Jun 12, 2013

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    It's Certainly a Big Place

    I have a lot of memories of America, even though they might only have been 2 weeks worth. A couple of memories i will always remeber was the week i spent in New York visiting all of the great sights. the statue of Liberty, The Empire State Building and now to my great...
    Nelroy Nelroy 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    America - The Land Of The Free

    I'm Canadian and happy to be one.  I also love America and I have been to America a few times.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2011

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    I Kinda Live Here. ...

    I kinda live here. Never really left - except a few day trips over the border to Mexico.
    eyes eyes 31-35, F Dec 10, 2007

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    I've Been To America

    I've  been to America... just a visit in Detroit  that's all
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Dec 20, 2011

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    I Don't Like Homeland Security

    I tried to cross at Deroit a few years ago on a greyhound. I was refused entry because I was unemployed therefore I must be tryin to move to the US illegally. I spent a few days at a salvation army shelter in Windsor then crossed the boarder in a car with a few freinds, the...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Mar 28, 2008

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    Woo!

    I have been to America! In fact, I'm there right now! And, I was born here! Yay! Only not really, because America has a bad government and nobody likes us...
    WorldlySheep WorldlySheep 18-21, F Nov 16, 2007

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    Just a Few Family Trips

    First of all, I'll point out that I am from England, and have lived there all my life.   When I was young, we went on a few family trips to Florida.  We'd always spend a couple of weeks in Orlando and then a week in the Everglades were it was nice and quiet. ...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    Working On Making the Expatriation Legal

    I was born in New York and raised between New York and Quebec...  Now I'm living in Ontario and working on Permanent Residency.  I loved the conveniences of my life in the States but it's good to forge a life away from my parents and places that are so familiar. ...
    hAnih hAnih 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2007

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    Tucson

    Spent two weeks in a house miles from anywhere, in the Arizona desert, loved the peace and the desert museum was pretty good.
    WylThirsk WylThirsk 51-55, M Nov 30, 2007

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    I have been, but the worst part is, that person/s doesn't even know they hurt you.
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    The most amazing place I have been to after visiting many countries. They have so much culture and such warm people, the beaches are amazing and they just seem so content with life...
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    I have been to 27 countries. So true.
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