25 Signs You Grew Up In The Rio Grande Valley

Not quite Texas, but not quite Mexico

1. You know the difference between 83 and Old 83

You know the difference between 83 and Old 83

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2. You had a favorite raspa stand, and were very passionate about it

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3. You’ve been to more quinceaneras then you care to remember

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4. Sprinting outside when you heard on of these was the norm

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5. You start and end your sentences with guey, but are still not sure on the spelling. (buey,gueay, wey….)

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6. You always called SPI “The Island”, and went to Spring Break….but drove back home the same night

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7. Tailgates were works of art

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8. …..

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9. Eating nothing but tamales from Thanksgiving to New Years Day was normal

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10. You always assumed Tim was lying about the weather

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11. Partying in Mexico used to be so much fun

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12. but you wouldn’t dare party there now

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13. That won’t stop you from making a day trip

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14. because the street tacos are actually made on the street

Man are they delicious

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15. You have purchased fruit from one of these at least once

Cash only

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16. People drive around in brand new Escalades, but still pay for their groceries with LoneStar

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17. Saving up all year for the Stock Show was worth every penny

Turkey legs are not cheap

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18. Having a huge family was normal

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19. Going to H-E-B was a mini class reunion

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20. Where people wore thier lettermen jacket’s well after high school

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21. Because high school football is religion here

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22. And you knew hearing Nifu-Nifa meant your team got shut out :/

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23. You couldn’t wait to get outta there

ID: 1426707

24. But you ended up missing the uniquness of this place

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25. Because no matter what this land of a million palm trees will always be home

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