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Old 08-22-2013, 03:30 PM   #21
drgchen
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Originally Posted by TennisDawg View Post
An Australian college athlete was recently shot and killed in Oklahoma. No, I'm not saying all people from Oklahoma are like that, the 3 criminals, 1 was white the other two were black. My own experience with living in OK was or even in the south has been a mixed bag. If you are raised there it's one thing but moving there can be difficult. I prefer to live out west.
The problem is that when you are in the middle of nowhere America it is often less diverse. Therefore as an outsider, foreigner, or a guy with a funny accent, you are more of an outcast or more likely to be the target. If you are in a big city in the US, particularly on a coast or college town, you are just another person, and it is easy to fit in.
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