15 Weird Side Effects Everyone Experiences From Growing Up In North Carolina

Do you find yourself acting a certain way and you can’t explain why? Do you get especially defensive over the pronunciation of words and opinions on southern cuisine, and sometimes want to spiral into a fit of rage when the waitress says, “Sorry, we don’t have sweet tea”? Don’t worry, you and a million others have been diagnosed with what has been called “growing up in North Carolina.” Wondering if you fit the signs and symptoms? Read below.

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How true! Which ones did you find most relatable? What would you add?

Speaking of being a North Carolinian, these are fifteen awkward moment’s we’ve all endured.