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Although the limitations of growing up in a small town (especially pre-Internet) are numerous, the benefits still abound. Nothing beats the quaint small-town life and the lasting memories that remind its residents of simpler times. Whether you grew up in a small town or are thinking of moving to one, you are in for a special treat. Join me on a nostalgic journey of small-town life as you read about these 7 things that only small-town people can relate to.
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It's different growing up in a small town and being the local sports hero. More is expected of you. Everyone knows your "business." The highs of your success are shared by the entire community. But so are the failures.
There are many benefits to growing up in a small town. Small communities allow people to become acquainted, acquire a sense of security and familiarity. Although there may be many apparent positive aspects to smaller towns, people often living in acquire what is called a 'small town mentality'. This can be described as a unified way of thinking and behaving. Individuality and diversity are suppressed while town's people begin to conform to traditionalistic views and stereotypes. Ways in which this small town mentality affects Human behavior.One thing that many people don’t know about me, and might not guess, is that I grew up in a small town. Like, really small. The population of the tiny town in Wisconsin where I grew up is approximately 1,000. That’s right. 1,000 people. Though I was born in Milwaukee, I spent ages 5-18 in this crazy small town. I went to school there, I had my first job there, I made some of my closest friends there. And the experiences I had growing up in that small town are ones that I wouldn’t trade for the world! If you grew up in a similarly small town, you know what I mean. Today, I wanted to talk a little about the town I grew up in. I know I’m missing so many things, and maybe I’ll do a Part Two, but here are 12 perks for growing up in a small town.’s journey from the Midwest to Los Angeles is a fairytale for the digital age. Boy grows up in a small town. Boy takes a chance and moves to the big city. Boy grows a massive YouTube presence, embraces his identity, and finds happiness and success. Though as with most success stories, the reality was full of challenges, hard work, and luck.When you're growing up in a small town
and you're having a nervous breakdown
and you think that you'll never escape it
Yourself or the place that you live