10 Reasons Why People In New Jersey Should Be Proud Of Their State

I know it can be tiresome defending our great state to outsiders with all the stereotypes about landfills, highways and the Jersey Shore (thanks a lot, MTV). Well, keep your heads up, fellow Jerseyans; we have a lot to be proud of. Though our state may be small, we really do have it all – and more. Here are just a few of the many reasons to be proud of New Jersey.

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Which of these facts are you most proud of? What else would you add to this list? Share your reasons for having Jersey pride in the comments below!