"When I meet others who also didn't grow up here, sometimes we compare notes. The most common complaints are:
1. People who grow up here don't have any manners. Stay here long enough, you find yourself fighting to keep your own.
Now, if you grew up here, you might now understand what we're talking about. It's not that you don't have them, you just didn't live under the tight knit reign we did. One friend grew up in an area where elders were addressed as "sir" or "ma'am." We offered our seats on the bus to the elderly, opened doors for others and said hello to perfect strangers as we passed by."
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