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10 Things You Better Have If You Want To Survive In North Carolina

Maybe you’ve just moved here, or maybe you’re planning a visit…well, there are some crucial things you’ll need to survive in our state. While we are typically very friendly people, with that southern hospitality down to an art, there still might be some times you feel a bit out of place. Just remember these ten things to make the most out of your NC experience!

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Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on