I’m Not a True Southerner

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I’m not a true Southerner. That’s right, I’m not. At least that’s what someone told me. I never put much thought into it. I was born in Arkansas, but I am Navy brat and grew up all over the United States. I had been to twelve different schools before I graduated high school.

In 2000, I had decided to enlist in the US Navy. The Navy took me all around the globe. At times, I wished I had stayed in just for the travel…



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