10 Life Lessons Everyone Learns Growing Up In Rural Kentucky

Life is full of lessons. Even after becoming adults, most of us still continue growing and developing. However, a childhood spent in a rural county in Kentucky often teaches us a few things one doesn’t get to experience in bigger cities. Most of us grow up pretty normal, but with the addition of a few extra life experiences that one just doesn’t have in large metropolitan areas.

Here are 10 lessons you learn growing up in a rural county in Kentucky:

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Just to be clear, some of the lessons do cross over between suburbs and rural areas, especially if an elder happens to be from the country. There are also parents that feel having a diverse knowledge base can be beneficial, which makes sense in today’s evolving world. If you grew up in a rural county, or have an interesting life lesson to share, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below.