I Love Oakland

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    Ok, so I didn't grow up in Oakland, but I lived there for 10 years and consider it my home. I've been away for a little over three years now and am practically counting the days until I can move back. I know it's got a reputation, one that is not entirely undeserved, but it's...
    JackNikon JackNikon
    26-30, F
    Feb 14, 2011

    I'm Assuming This Group Is About Oakland, Ca

    I've lived in Oakland my entire life up to this point. In about a month I'll be moving to go to college. Despite all of the bad things that people say about this city, it is still my hometown. I really feel like some of the residents in Oakland have been disrespecting their own...
    TheWaysOfShelly TheWaysOfShelly
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2008

    Hella ≪3 Oakland

    I LOVE Oakland! Oakland gets such a bad rap in the press, but it really is full of a lot of great things and wonderful people. You have to keep in mind that Oakland has a lot of poverty and people struggling; the robberies and violent crime are acts of desperate people. Rather...
    vbunny vbunny
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 10, 2013
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