Here Are 20 Reasons Why Ohioans Are Proud - And Rightfully So
By April Dray|Updated on September 13, 2020(Originally published August 30, 2020)
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
Are you Ohio proud? As much as Ohioans rag on their own state, they are often secretly just as proud of it. There’s an unspoken security here in Ohio in which we know we’re not perfect, but at the end of the day, we still think Ohio is pretty awesome compared to other states… and we’re proud of it. Here’s when we thought so and why:
We’ve got a thing or two to be proud of — and this list just scratches the surface. There are so many reasons to be Ohio proud! Can you think of any? Share your thoughts with us in the comments.
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