19 Things You Can Never, Ever Get Away With Growing Up In Small Town Nebraska

Small-town Nebraska is no doubt the best place to grow up. It teaches you some pretty important lessons that give you a solid foundation for the rest of your life. But those of us who grew up in little Nebraska towns know that there were a few drawbacks, too (or at least they seemed like drawbacks at the time). There were always some things we just couldn’t get away with, no matter how hard we tried.

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Of course, these things were pretty universal in small towns across the Midwest and beyond – but they’re parts of our Nebraska upbringing that we’ll never forget. How many of these sound familiar to you? Add your own to the list in the comments!