15 Ways Illinois Is America’s Black Sheep… And We Love It That Way
Illinoisans really don’t care if people think we’re weird. We may be the black sheep of America, but to us, it’s the only place worth living. These 15 things that make us strange are actually really cool, and everyone else is just jealous.
The rest of the country may try to forget we exist, but with so much land and one of the biggest and baddest cities in the states, our culture flourishes. Read on, little lamb. Baa…
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An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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