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22 Reasons Why Everyone Loves The Sunflower State

Putting the sass is Kansas since 1861.

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1. Our state song is a well-recognized cowboy jam.

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2. Our motto is pretty righteous.

Ad astra per aspera basically means that Kansans are bad asses.
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Ad astra per aspera basically means that Kansans are bad asses.

3. Kansas is almost a rectangle.

Thanks for nothing, Missouri.
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Thanks for nothing, Missouri.

4. Pizza Hut was invented there.

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You're welcome.

5. The state mammal is majestic.

The great American buffalo.
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The great American buffalo.

6. Everybody loves sunflowers.

7. The world's largest ball of twine calls Kansas home.

So next time you're in Cawker City...
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So next time you're in Cawker City...

8. As do Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis and Rob Riggle.

This pretty much proves that everyone from Kansas is hilarious.
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This pretty much proves that everyone from Kansas is hilarious.

9. And let's not forget Kirstie Alley.

Duces, Nebraska.
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Duces, Nebraska.

10. Where else can you ride the world's tallest (and most definitely scariest) water slide?

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Taller than Niagara Falls.

11. Our soccer team is pretty amazing.

12. There can only be one tallest cement prairie dog in the world.

Eat your heart out, South Dakota.
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Eat your heart out, South Dakota.

13. "I have a feeling we're not in Colorado anymore," just doesn't sound right.

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14. Who doesn't like Ike?

15. Kansas is a breeding ground for non-regional dialects.

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16. You like helium? It was discovered at the University of Kansas in 1905.

17. Kansans are notoriously friendly.

18. Is there a sweeter state insect than the honeybee?

19. Between our corn, wheat and beef we're practically feeding America.

20. Native Kansan Amelia Earhart was the original babe.

21. Did I mention we have the world's largest hand dug well?

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Some sizable bragging rights.

22. Kansas is the heart of America.

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