"Never forget that you live in a country where you can further yourself, where you can chase dreams and make them happen. Never forget that our flag stands for something great. It stands for freedom, for opportunity, for safe harbor. Never forget to be proud to be an American."
When I made the cross-country move to Oregon, I found it was nothing like what I expected. This is the story of some of the biggest culture shocks my husband and I encountered - and some of our favorite experiences in the Beaver State.