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28 Truths All Mountain Kids Know To Be True

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1. When you have to wake up earlier than everyone else because your commute is INSANE.

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2. AND WHEN WILDLIFE HAS THE GALL TO BLOCK YOUR ONLY ROAD.

Aaaaaaaaaaand you're late.
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Aaaaaaaaaaand you're late.

3. After all that you have to function like a normal kid at school.

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4. Since the nearest general store is a 25 minute drive away, you've become handy out of necessity.

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Your friends always knew to call you for help.

5. Pizza delivery is out of the question.

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"What do you MEAN you don't deliver to the mountains??? WE'RE TECHNICALLY IN YOUR DELIVERY RADIUS!"

6. You have to worry about things city kids don't even think of.

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7. And your mountain upbringing makes you hear everything.

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8. Honestly, sometimes you hate how much of your life revolves around snakes.

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9. Because you live on a mountain, sometimes you miss out on some big moments.

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10. And your wifi is spotty at best.

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11. To you, deer aren't always cute woodland creatures, they can be (and usually are) serious pests.

STOP EATING MOM'S FLOWERS.
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STOP EATING MOM'S FLOWERS.

12. But you'd be lying if you said you didn't try and make friends with them before.

And it always kind of made you feel like Snow White.
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And it always kind of made you feel like Snow White.

13. People think you wear flannel to be stylish but it's actually just practical.

But you can't help if you also look good in it.
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But you can't help if you also look good in it.

14. Anytime plans come up, you know it's going to take you twice as long to get there.

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Living in the mountains definitely takes a toll on your social life.

15. And if your friends come to visit you they always get lost.

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16. You can't blame them though, mountain roads can be kind of tricky.

Not to mention, carsickness is a real issue.
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Not to mention, carsickness is a real issue.

17. But you just have to shake your head whenever you see city kids driving recklessly on mountain roads.

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EVEN WE DON'T DRIVE LIKE THAT AND WE KNOW THESE ROADS. It's just not worth the risk, tbh.

18. But when you do drive into the city, you encounter some confusing traffic rules.

And your friends give you a funny look when you honk before a blind turn. IT'S FOR SAFETY, PEOPLE!
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And your friends give you a funny look when you honk before a blind turn. IT'S FOR SAFETY, PEOPLE!

19. And traffic's only more insane if you have an early morning practice/class.

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IT'S TOO EARLY FOR THIS SHIT.

20. Real talk, it can get pretty scary at night.

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Sometimes it's hard to tell if that wailing is wild boar, coyotes, wolves, mountain lions, or bears.

21. Especially when it kept getting louder, until you could swear it was right outside your window.

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*repeats to self "Bigfoot does not exist"*

22. But sometimes it's your own pets that are the troublemakers.

"I DID NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS"
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"I DID NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS"

23. And there is never any shortage of wildlife.

No, I'm not going to let you in.
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No, I'm not going to let you in.

24. Your mom is different from other moms.

"I love you" would suffice but she always texts you about the damn deer.
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"I love you" would suffice but she always texts you about the damn deer.

25. A trip to the grocery store means a five hour expedition with enough stuff to make it look like you're prepping for doomsday.

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26. And sometimes you think about how easy life would be in the city.

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27. But mountain life has its perks too.

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28. And you wouldn't give up your mountain life for anything for the world.

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