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22 Facts That Will Make You Feel Better About Yourself

You are a special human being.

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Humans as we know them (me and you, LOL) have been on Earth for 200,000 years. Somehow, SOMEHOW, you were alive when the greatest boy band of all time frosted their tips and awkwardly posed in overalls.

Civilization is 6,000 years old. Thousands of those years were without plumbing and Wi-Fi. BUT YOU managed to exist when the greatest girl group of all time, the Spice Girls, ruled the world.

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Think about it: You could have been born in ye olde Middle Ages when people didn't shower and tossed their poop on the street. Lucky for you, you were alive when the greatest collaboration of all time happened, "Lady Marmalade."

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If you're feeling like everyone hates you or something, just remember, you were alive to see the impact of Ja Rule and Nelly. You were around when they posed next to an iMac. What a time to be alive.

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The earliest known form of art is 40,000 years old. You managed to exist when the greatest art of all was created: "I Want It That Way" by the Backstreet Boys.

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You existed during the golden years of MTV. When you actually watched it for music. When it meant something. When Destiny's Child wore crazy-ass Tina Knowles–inspired studded cowboy hats.

Lastly, you could have been alive when King Arthur married Guinevere or whatever her name was...but nope. You're lucky because you were here when Britney and Justin were together.