It’s no hidden secret that Florida is a unique state. The Sunshine State is notoriously known as the home to bizarre news stories, visitors from all corners of the world, dinosaur-like animals and notably strange weather patterns. The unusual life Florida create experiences that mold Floridians into the unique individuals that they are.
Floridians have taken to Twitter to share their memories of #GrowingUpFloridian in 140 characters or less. Check out the most popular, and our favorite, #GrowingUpFloridian posts below.
Free cookie + a Pub Sub = best day ever.
getting a free cookie from the publix bakery ☝🏼️ #GrowingUpFloridian
— K-Money 💎 (@Kheimstadtt) August 11, 2015
If you didn’t do this are you really even a Floridian?
#growingupfloridian Fourth grade = Florida history, featuring a field trip to St. Augustine and learning about the Timucua, Tequesta, etc.
— Sarah Nichols (@SarahSmiles294) July 25, 2015
Going on a field trips in 4th grade to walk in the Everglades😂😭🐊 #growingupfloridian
— Anthony Brinson (@AntTheGemini) July 3, 2016
R.I.P. NASA 🙁
#GrowingUpFloridian It's normal to walk outside as a class during school hours and watch a shuttle launch into space.
— Saige Mize (@iiloveeyuu) July 18, 2015
When an out-of-state person asks if you go to Disney every weekend.
— bea🎈 (@filthymcavoy) July 20, 2015
Sandhill Cranes are literally dinosaur chickens.
— BriThePineappleQueen (@heyCourchene) July 17, 2015
Shoutout to the humidity.
— K👻 (@krockey98) July 18, 2015
No caption necessary.
— CALEB (@sopharrout) July 19, 2015
There is nothing worse.
— Jarez Parks (@TheGAMEisKiLLER) August 13, 2015
Also known as “The Stingray Shuffle”.
#GrowingUpFloridian knowing how to stingray shuffle since your first time at the beach
— Maddi (@Maddioui6) July 18, 2015
Hey, it’s a real concern here in the Sunshine State.
#growingupfloridian kindergarten summer safety lessons include learning to run in a zig zag in the event of being chased by a gator.
— Tonya Malinowski (@TonyaMalinowski) August 10, 2015