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Alyssa

I grew up in the suburbs of Denver, where you didn’t say “hello” to strangers passing by, and helping hands were few and far between. Important people didn’t have much time for those that they deem...

Caleb

Emily

Caleb

Just like another Iowan I know, I also grew up castrating hogs on an Iowa farm! Growing up on an Iowa pig farm you learn a few things like personal responsibility and respect for others in the...

Maureen

When I first moved here from Arizona I smelled clean air for the first time! Then I experienced friendly people, great schools and chances to grow in the community. The police and fire protection w...

Jim

My Iowa story is living in the same neighborhood as I grew up in and starting a successful small business in that neighborhood. I was able to get workforce training in high school through an automo...

Chris

I love Iowa because of the authenticity of the people here. Having access to leaders who are genuine and accountable to the people is refreshing after living in a large metropolitan area for 20 years....

Grant

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Kendall

I was raised in this state and have stayed because of the sense of community, good people, and opportunities here. There is something for everyone and I’m proud to say I’m an Iowan....

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