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Old 06-02-2012, 09:58 PM
 
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Where would you say is your hometown originally? Which city/area are you native to? Be specific as to naming the town, suburb, etc.. Are you proud to have originated from there?
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Old 06-02-2012, 11:45 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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I was born in this hospital, but I can't say exactly which room.

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Old 06-02-2012, 11:50 PM
 
Location: Back in the PNW where I belong! See ya SoCal
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I grew up in Beaverton, Oregon, near Portland. I usually say Portland since most people don't know Beaverton. And yes, I am quite proud to be from Oregon. I also spent 3 years of my childhood in Houston, Texas, and I do feel somewhat close to it (even though I would never move back), plus my mother is from Texas.
Technically, I could be from California as I was born here (Santa Rosa to be exact) and my dad is from the Bay Area, but truth is no place feels more home to me than Oregon.
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Old 06-02-2012, 11:54 PM
 
Location: Baltimore Suburbs
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Born and raised in Baltimore City; moved to the suburbs at 18 years old.
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Old 06-03-2012, 01:13 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, USA
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Beaver Falls, Pa (Joe Namath)
Oakmont, Pa (Oakmont Country Club)

Both are Pittsburgh suburbs. Oakmont is my home town since I moved there when I was 4 and spent the majority of my life living there.
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Old 06-03-2012, 02:47 AM
 
Location: In bed with Madonna
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Im from Argentina (born and raised there). I moved to the US (Los Angeles) back in 2001 when my father became the Argentinian Embassador in the US.
Im proud of where im from. And i love the US i have a deep connection with LA, its a great city. I wouldnt even think to move to any other city.
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Old 06-03-2012, 03:44 AM
 
Location: Charleston AFB SC
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I've lived all over the place... But Home is and always will be San Antonio Tx. Plan on moving back when my military career is finally over.
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Old 06-03-2012, 04:38 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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I consider myself a native of Perth, Western Australia, since I've lived here since I was one but I was born in Singapore, Singapura - the Lion City.
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Old 06-03-2012, 04:54 AM
 
Location: Naples Florida
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Jackson Michigan
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Old 06-03-2012, 05:26 AM
 
Location: Guangzhou, China
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Was born in North Seattle, WA.

I don't like Seattle as it is today at all, and by proxy, I hold no pride over having been born there. We moved to Boston in my early teens, and that's really where I consider myself to be "from" since that's where I learned to be an adult, if you will.

People in CA think I seem like I'm from Boston. People in Boston think I seem like a Bostonian. People in WA think I'm an "outsider." That about seals it!
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