Growing up in Nebraska was a pretty great experience for most of us. We had wide-open spaces to roam, safe streets to play in, and neighbors who watched out for us. That kind of upbringing leaves a mark on you, and if you grew up here (or have at least been here quite a while), you’ll find these things are true.
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Growing up in the Cornhusker State really does shape your whole life. Do you have anything to add to the list? Leave a comment!
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As a lifelong Nebraskan, Delana loves discovering the many hidden treasures of her state. She has worked as a writer and editor since 2007. Delana's work has been featured on more than a dozen websites and in Nebraska Life Magazine.
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