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21 Pictures About High School In The Midwest That Are Too Real

Senior pictures next to a hay bale.

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1. You had to be prepared for every kind of weather at all times...

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2. ... because you could go to school in a parka and boots and leave in flip flops and shorts.

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3. Your senior pictures probably involved bales of hay.

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4. There were multiple giant-ass trucks like this in your school parking lot.

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5. And sometimes there was a straight-up TRACTOR there.

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6. You TP'd a few houses to prove you were a ~total badass~.

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7. You had at least one friend who had some, uh, friends hanging up on the wall.

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8. And honestly, hunting was so common that sometimes it just went too damn far.

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9. You definitely posed next to some corn at some point during your four years.

10. You're an expert at the tornado drill crouch.

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11. And you still freak out a little when you see a car missing a headlight.

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12. You knew doing your hair before school was a waste of time since the wind was gonna fuck it up anyways.

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13. A legitimate excuse for being late was "farm equipment blocking the road."

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14. Or, you know, a farm ANIMAL blocking the road.

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15. Snow days were a blessing because you got a day off, but a curse because you had to make up those days in the summer.

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16. You had a lot of classmates who wore shorts when it was 35 degrees outside because it "felt warm."

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17. You NEVER left home without an ice-scraper in your car.

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18. And after September you got used to preparing your car for the worst in the school parking lot.

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19. You knew a lot of people who rolled up to prom like this.

20. You got used to seeing these blue jackets and black skirts around the halls.

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21. And your favorite after-school snack was the one and only Polar Pop.

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