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12 Things Longtime Iowans Wish They Could Tell Newcomers

Some of us love it when people move into Iowa. Welcome to the best state in the country! Maybe there should be a class for newcomers.

What advice do you give newcomers when you learn they aren’t “from here”?

Rachel Morey Flynn
Rachel lives in eastern Iowa. She was born in Wisconsin, but only lived there for a few weeks before her parents realized how much better Iowa was and moved. She believes in serial commas, kindness, and good food.