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19 Thoughts Everyone From Virginia Has When Growing Up

Growing up in Virginia does something to your head…but I mean that in a good way. There’s definitely something about growing up in a place where a drive through the country teaches you about where your food comes from, a drive through the city teaches you about your roots, and a drive to the coast teaches you about the beginning of our state AND our nation. By the time you were 12, you had probably been to more battlefields than most veterans, climbed a mountain, ridden a wave, and waded a river. And here are a few of the things you probably thought about…

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Anna Strock
Virginia staff writer for Only in Your State, freelance writer and journalist. Even though Anna has lived other places, somehow Virginia is where she always seems to land.