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I Was Born In California

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    Which I constantly get made fun of for.

    But oh well I just wanna go back someday.
    toriaaaaa toriaaaaa 13-15, F Jul 3, 2014

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    Not Much to Say...

    I was born in California, and raised there, and at the time of this posting, still live there.  We are considering moving to Texas though, since its cheaper.  You have to be a freakin millionaire to afford California living these days!  Especially in Santa Barbara...
    Twinsmom4 Twinsmom4 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2008

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    Yep That's Right California

    Porterville California to be exact, and they left there soon as i was born we came to cave junction oregon when i was 5.not much to tell.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 27, 2010

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    Glendale

    I was born in Glendale but was moved to Oklahoma, of all places, when i was a mere 3 weeks old. I thank my parents for letting me be a native Californian though!!
    dreammergirl dreammergirl 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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    Cali-forn-i-a

    I WAS BORN IN PARAMOUNT CALIFORNIA IN 1993. AND IT WAS REALLY TOUGH GROWING UP. I GREW UP IN COMPTON MY FIRST 8YRS. THEN I MOVED TO NEW JERSEY. SPEND A COUPLE OF YEARS HERE. AND FINALLY MOVED BACK TO BELLFLOWER THEN BACK TO MY HOMETOWN OF PARAMOUNT. NOW I LIVE IN NEW JERESY AGAIN...
    JBecerra JBecerra 18-21, M Jan 13, 2011

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    Cali Girl

    I was born in San Jose but I don't really remember living there. My parents split up when I was only a few years old.
    jessicalynn88 jessicalynn88 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    luvps luvps 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    Damn how I miss my home town can wait to go

    back soon hopefully in the summer ughhhhh can't wait!!!!!
    MermaidUnderneath MermaidUnderneath 18-21, F Jan 1

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    I was born in Glendale,

    California. Moved to Crescenta Valley at 6 months, and stayed in the area for over 40 years.
    Wttozer Wttozer 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    Yup It's Where I Started From..

    I was born in Southern California, but when I was still an Infant my parents decided to uproot and move on up to Oregon, where I was raised in a small town.   I did get to spend some time in Cali growing up, we had family in a few places down there and I always enjoyed...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 7 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    Artesia

    We lived in Paramount (on a turkey ranch no less) I was born in Artesia because Paramount didn't have a hospital.  We moved to Long Beach when I was 5.  Between the ages of 5 and 30 I never lived farther than 5 miles from the beach.  Spending almost all of my...
    gettinsum1 gettinsum1 56-60, M Feb 1, 2010

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