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Former resident surprised by popularity of Facebook group

Former resident surprised by popularity of Facebook group

August 24th, 2011 in News

Shown is a screenshot of the Facebook group, "You Know You're From Jeff City, MO when..."

Social networking is supposed to help users reunite with friends, but for one group, they've reconnected with the past.

A month-old Facebook page that has "taken off like life itself" has become a great source of nostalgic conversations and hometown pride for a group of current and former Jefferson Citians.

After noticing a Facebook page called "I Cruise the Boulevard," in reference to Missouri Boulevard, Russell Rucker decided to create his own called, "You Know You're From Jeff City when..."