The fact of where I am from constitutes a part of my identity. It demonstrates what culture in which I was raised. When I say I am from a certain part of the Earth I share a collective memory and a way of thinking with a specific group of people in that place. I suppose that people usually think of this question when they are not in the place they are from, so the contemplation of “where you are from” usually carries a series of tags, categories, and even stereotypical stigma. Your way of living, education, Economic Status, Political orientation, etc, all of which are inferred in the place when you are saying where you are from.

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