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View Poll Results: Are you native to Northern Virginia?
YES 19 35.19%
NO 35 64.81%
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Old 08-14-2008, 10:22 AM
 
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Just wondering what percent of people that blog here are actual Northern Virginia natives. Meaning, you consider NOVA is where you grew up.
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Old 08-14-2008, 10:53 AM
 
Location: Loudoun County, VA
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Nope, definitely not a native.
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Old 08-14-2008, 10:58 AM
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Location: Arlington, Virginia
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I'm a Native Virginian (Hampton) but not a native Northern Virginian.
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Old 08-14-2008, 11:16 AM
 
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Not a native (Born in Georgetown (DC) Hospital though!)
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Old 08-14-2008, 04:30 PM
 
Location: Arlington, VA
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Not a native, but I do love it here! I grew up in the Boston area, but now I'm in Arlington, VA. From what I've heard, this town has changed a lot, even in the past 5 years!

I recently read an article about this, and I want to say that it said 80% of current NoVA residents did not grow up in NoVA.
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Old 08-14-2008, 05:07 PM
 
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Born and raised in Fairfax and you have NO idea how much this place has changed since I was born.
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Old 08-14-2008, 06:13 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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Not a 'Virginia' native either but was born in DC and grew up there as well as Silver Spring and Arlington.........then left in 1978 for California.
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Old 08-14-2008, 06:15 PM
 
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Born and raised in Fairfax and you have NO idea how much this place has changed since I was born.

Born in the old Alexandria Hospital in 1951 (there were NO hospitals in Fairfax County then).....raised and still reside in Fairfax County.
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Old 08-14-2008, 08:23 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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PA born and bred (I've picked up some southern from friends) - but like it here (for now)
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Old 08-14-2008, 08:58 PM
 
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Born in the old Alexandria Hospital in 1951 (there were NO hospitals in Fairfax County then).....raised and still reside in Fairfax County.
My family goes way back in both Fairfax and Arlington. Born in Arlington Hospital in 1962. And if I am correct, I remember you on another thread talking about the Washington Star. I thought my Dad would croak when the Star ended.
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