TN Posted in Tennessee December 08, 2015 by Meghan O'Brien 10 Reasons Why People From Tennessee Are Unbelievably Tough Tennesseans are a strong breed, a group of people that love and love hard. Why, you ask? Well. We’ll let you know. Take a look! 10) Children are raised strong from the beginning Mitchell Friedman / Flickr These kids understand great value and good people from an early age. 9) They can get through a flood mike_tn/ Flickr May of 2010 was quite the month...and the community banded together like never before. 8) Or a polar vortex jcbonbon / Flickr Dude. February 2015 send us ALL for the hills. 7) Tennesseans honestly care for one another Jordan Sangerman / Flickr This is a community that cares and works hard to love on one another - we take heartbreak well. 6) They can roll with the punches - with a smile on their faces Thomas Hawk / Flickr We know how to smile through a hard day, and sometimes that's the most important thing. 5) They find joy in adventure Nick Swift / Flickr No matter the struggle, we find joy. 4) They have a huge capacity for love Lindsey Turner / Flickr Anyone and everyone is welcome in the Volunteer State. 3) They pass down know-how through generations Jeremy Crantek / Flickr Families are a big deal here, and they take a lot of pride in new generations. 2) Tennesseans stick together - no matter what Jeff Westcott 1 / Flickr Family, friends, community. They're together through everything. 1) They understand the blessing of each other James Roach / Flickr All through history, the Ol' Rocky Top has bred some quality people. It's a joy to be amongst the few. Do you agree, Tennessee? Let us know in the comments below!