10 Weird Side Effects Everyone Experiences From Growing Up In Illinois

While we Illinoisans are proud of our culture and upbringing, we have to admit there are a few side effects that make us a little stranger than everyone else. From food preferences to driving habits, there’s something unique that happens to a person who grows up here.

Growing up in this state causes some weird side effects. Keep scrolling to see if you experience these 10 strange things.

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What other side effects do you get from growing up in Illinois? Share your thoughts with us below!