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Satirical Florida photo collage of girl riding an alligator in an orange grove near a publix

10 Childhood Memories Only Florida Natives Can Relate To

  Growing up Floridian creates special memories that only Sunshine State children understand. From spending countless hours in the sun (and rain after 3 P.M. in the summer), to sprinting through aisles of Publix towards the bakery in search of free cookies, spending your childhood in Florida is unlike growing up in any other state. If you were born in …

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We Finally Know Where Florida Lovebugs Came From

If you grew up in Florida, or have lived in the state for more than one full year, you know what a lovebug is. You may not know the pesky flying bug by name, but if you have driven near lowlands at night in Florida, you have definitely met the wrath of the lovebug. It is no hidden secret that Floridians …

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Funny geographic breakdown of Florida

The REAL Geographic Breakdown of Florida

Florida is a state built on a foundation of historical pride rooted in heritage. Many native Floridians have grown up and developed their entire lives in the Sunshine State, often times in one area. Though Northerners may look at our state as a broad generalization of white sand beaches, and perfect weather year round, locals that grew up in Florida know Florida …

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