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I Was Born In California

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 134 People

    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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    luvps luvps 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 7

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    nolabellenuit nolabellenuit 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I guess i'm luckier than some folks i've known the thrill of loving you but that alone is more than i was created for 'cause i was born to be blue
    NobodyFrvr NobodyFrvr 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    first of all I found this by chance and I almost started crying. I was diagnosed with PS when I was born. my right hand was small and webbed with the middle digits missing and my...
    Everrisingmoon Everrisingmoon 18-21, F 1 Response May 1

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    I have always known that I was born with a caul but was never given any support or guidance. I have always felt like an outsider that just doesn't fit in. the more I read, the more...
    mj61270 mj61270 41-45, F 1 Response May 3

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    I was born in 1990, I wish we could go back, it was better.
    amberm1129 amberm1129 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    I'm so glad I was, even though it was near the end that I was born :)
    rosiewillington rosiewillington 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have always wished I was born a girl, and I am wondering how to secretly begin my transition, please message me and give me so good advice on this situation, I posted a more...
    maddie1136 maddie1136 16-17, T May 8

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    I was born in Sydney spent over 49 yrs there but now live in the best city in Australia, Melbourne I sooooo Lv it here & peeps r heaps nicer as well
    SeptGurl2015 SeptGurl2015 46-50, T May 9

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    I was born in 1995. I'm the oldest of three.
    DrumheadTrial DrumheadTrial 18-21, M May 12

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    I feel like I was born at the wrong time. My generation sucks :/
    moosefeet moosefeet 13-15, F May 12

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    I'm cancer and proud.I was born July 14th.
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response May 17

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    I was born June 18th and my mom says that I have a lot of Cancer traits in me
    medicinedreams medicinedreams 16-17, F a week ago

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    I was born on black Friday sadly my birthday doesn't always fall on it
    MinerMan5678 MinerMan5678 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    00's baby but i feel like i should've been born in the 80's-90's. The music was better, life wasn't so technology based, & The people werent as stupid as they are today.
    Oddgirllili Oddgirllili 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I dont know why I had to be born a boy, Everything about me would work out alot better if I was a girl
    maddie1136 maddie1136 16-17, T May 10

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    I wish I was so I could take credit for the awesome music. Everyone thinks that kids that are born in 99 arent really 90's babies. I love the 90's. I wish we could go back. But I...
    kloudkat kloudkat 16-17, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Born in 1997!! True 90's kid right hurrrr lol XD!!!!!!!
    radiatestar radiatestar 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I feel like a hippie born 40 years too late.
    ThisGuyKnows ThisGuyKnows 18-21, M 1 Response May 16

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    referencing a song by Lady Gaga... Bruce Jenner has started a conversation that is long overdue. He articulated and described the pain and torment trans people live with daily. We...
    RestlessWarrior1 RestlessWarrior1 46-50, M Apr 28

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    I sometimes can predict the future. Sometimes I consider this a curse, but I have saved my friends life by predicting that a tornado and I was going to hit her house and she needed...
    traebramlett traebramlett 18-21, M 1 Response May 9

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    I always feel way older than my age. I adore classical music. I love fine wine. I am a big fan of British Literature and the use of tasteful words in conversations. I wonder what...
    PoutingEnigma PoutingEnigma 26-30, F 4 Responses May 12

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    I tried not to be but it was hard to finish knitting a pair of pants before my fingers developed.
    Thespistx Thespistx 26-30, M May 12

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    Lookin' back on the things I've done, I was tryin' to be someone I played my part, kept you in the dark, Now let me show you the shape of my heart ...
    redDya91 redDya91 22-25, F 1 Response May 13

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    I wish I was my age in the 70s.
    alicornia alicornia 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    i find it hard to connect with most people, although i keep my self neutral with almost everyone i find it hard to find someone who understands me, is this that same for everyone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 28

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    In your opinion do I look like a Puerto Rican?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 29

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    I invite you all to come over to my Poland Syndrome Suppport (USA) Facebook page, this is a closed group and we are very open and willing to lend advise.
    Gene47 Gene47 46-50, M May 1

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ALL YOU MAY BABIES!!!!
    LurkingShadow LurkingShadow 13-15, F 4 Responses May 3

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    October 26, 1995. I share a birthday with Keith Urban!
    EskimoRae EskimoRae 18-21, F 5 Responses May 4

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    Longing to be a girl right now, someone message me!
    maddie1136 maddie1136 16-17, T 2 Responses May 6

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    bored nothing to do what's everyone doing on this fine friday night.
    ledsteven95 ledsteven95 18-21, M May 9

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    I just don't belong. that's it
    marieflorence109 marieflorence109 22-25, F May 9

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