10 Life Lessons Everyone Learns Growing Up In Illinois

Some of us had radically different childhoods, but by virtue of growing up in Illinois, we had some shared experiences. There are definitely some life lessons you learn when you grow up in Illinois. Here are ten of them:

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What are some of the life lessons you learned growing up here?