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I moved to the South from Connecticut. Here are the 10 biggest differences I noticed.

Erin McDowell,Erin McDowell   

I moved to the South from Connecticut. Here are the 10 biggest differences I noticed.
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I moved from living in a farmhouse in Connecticut to a large dormitory building in North Carolina.    Erin McDowell/Business Insider/Bryan Pollard/Shutterstock

I moved from Woodstock, Connecticut, to a small suburb in North Carolina in order to attend college at Elon University and was surprised that there were quite a few differences between the two places.

I discovered new food options and was also surprised to see how much my cost of living could change by moving further south.

Even though I now live in New York City, I've gained a deep appreciation for what New England and the South have to offer, and what makes each place unique.

These are the biggest differences I noticed after moving from New England to the South.

This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author(s).




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