16 Thoughts Everyone Has When Growing Up In North Carolina

Growing up is hard to do. Half of the time we have no idea what is going on and cannot wait for that ‘golden ticket’ called adulthood, where we can do cool things like eat pizza past midnight. Yet, as kids, rarely do we realize how special it is to be a carefree child and that adulthood is a lot of work, taxes, and responsibilities.

It’s Monday, so you’re probably feeling especially ‘adult’ today. We should take a walk down nostalgia lane. While growing up in North Carolina is certainly different for each person, there is some universality to the experience. I’m sure you’ve had one of these sixteen thoughts while growing up here…

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What would you add to the list? Tell us in the comments!