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Reasons to Love North Carolina

Just a few example of the awesomeness that is the "Old North State"

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    First in Flight

    Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

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    Charlotte Motor Speedway

    Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

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    Cape Hatteras

    JOHN ALTHOUSE/AFP/Getty Images

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    A surfer rides a wave at dusk on Wrightsville Beach

    Photo by Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images

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    Beaufort at dusk

    Photo by Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images

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    Barbecue

    Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

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    Seriously barbecue

    Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

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    Clay Aiken

    Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images

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    Eric Church

    Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images

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    The Avett Brothers

    Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images

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    Randy Travis

    Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT Crossroads

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    Kellie Pickler

    Photo by Jason Kempin Getty Images

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    Chris Daughtry

    Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

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    James Taylor

    Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

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    Earl Scruggs

    Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images

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    Doc Watson

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    Andy Griffith

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    The Andy Griffith Show

    Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

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    Tobacco

    Photo by Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images

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    The Hunger Games and other movies were filmed here

    Photo by DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

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    Carolina Hurricanes

    Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

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    Lance Armstrong trained on Beech Mountain (Back when it was OK to like him)

    Photo by Mike Powell /Allsport

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    Pinehurst

    Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images

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    Charlotte Bobcats (they have uniforms and everything)

    Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

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    Richard Petty

    Photo by Michael Cohen/Getty Images

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    Dale Earnhardt

    Photo by Robert Laberge /Getty Images

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    And Jr.

    Photo by Craig Jones/Getty Images

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    Michael Jordan

    Photo by Doug Pensinger /Allsport

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    Winning

    Photo by Ken Levine/Getty Images

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    We can handle a storm

    Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

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    We <3 Beaches

    Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

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    We can handle snowstorms

    Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images

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    We support our troops

    Photo by Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images

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    ...A LOT

    Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images

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    Rivalries

    Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

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    College basketball

    Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

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    Carolina Panthers

    Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

 
 

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