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Old August 4th, 2011, 10:03 PM
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are you a native of Alabama ?
Nope; and, first time I lived in Alabama (Montgomery), I didn't care for it. I was actually born in Georgia, grew up in California, and have lived in Chicago, Boston, and Colorado Springs in addition to long stints in Virginia (DC) and Florida.

I think Huntsville has one of the highest percentages of PhD's in the country (lots of rocket scientists). Been that way since the 1950s.

By choice, I now limit my choice of residences to Right to Work states; looking at retirement in Tennessee.

If AR wanted to pick on the fact that Alabama and Mississippi are two most obese states in the Country; I would have had to agree. I can tell you the reason in two words - "sweet tea." Probably adds 10 lbs a year.
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