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11 Things We Learned About Seattle In 2015

Dec 22, 2015

1. Who some of these people are in these amazing archival photos of African-American life in Seattle.

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2. There are worms in the blackberries you pick every summer. 

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3. If you launch rockets made of water bottles, as students at the Northwest Indian College did, NASA might call you up.

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 4. The more you learn about crows, the creepier they get.   

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 5. Seattle moms pump in bathrooms because their employers won’t comply with federal law. 

6. Once upon a time, Washington state almost had an income tax

Credit Screenshot from Google Maps, Sept. 18, 2015.

7. Racist names for places can be changed

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8. There is no such thing as a seahawk.

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9. This 14-year-old was allowed to refuse life-saving care in the name of religion. 

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10. You can hire shrubbery-eating goats on Amazon.

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11. Grannies run the orca whale world.