19 ways growing up in Texas was different from U.S.
The saying, “Everything’s bigger in Texas”? It goes double for growing up in the largest state of the contiguous U.S.
That’s because nothing looms large in a kid’s life quite like those rites of passage so special to the Lone Star State. We’re talking unforgettable hallmarks and touchstones like bullets, bluebonnets and barbecue, the stuff of Texas youth that’s just not the same anywhere else.
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René A. Guzman is a features writer in the San Antonio and Bexar County area. Read him on our free site, mySA.com, and on our subscriber site, ExpressNews.com. | email@example.com | Twitter: @reneguz