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Arizona - 2/14/2011
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My community in Arizona is desert, very hot, dry, brown, lacking water, illegal immigrant issues, and wanting to relocate.

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Abbie
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Arizona - 1/13/2016

I have lived in Phoenix my whole life, and I have never had any problem with this. Almost everyone I've met here is very kind and considerate. Many people are turned off by the heat, but almost everyone leaves for the summer, so the traffic is amazing, and honestly, you adjust to the heat real fast. Everyone just stays inside in the summer. Arizona is a beautiful and diverse state, with lush forests and snow, as well as vast deserts and cacti. We have many ooks and crannis where you will find amazing food, entertainment, and music. The symphony and ballet here will blow your mind, and Downtown Phoenix at night is magical. Every winter an outdoor ice skating rink is brought out and the whole community joins in. There are many options here for places to worship, and everyone here is very accepting of everyone else (with some exceptions, as any place.) we have loads of sports and teams here, with both professional and college teams. We have a great college community too, with ASU, U of A, and NAU, you really can't go wrong. There is really no limit as to what you can do here. I am very passionate about my state, and with all my heart hope that you come to join us here.

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I've lived in Phoenix, Arizona for nearly 12 years - and I want out FAST.

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Chris
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lourdes
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Hannah
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Veronica
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bob
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Kimberly
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Rick
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Valley Fever - 2/15/2015

I was considering retiring in Arizona. I have asthma and always thought of Arizona as a healthy area for me to relocate. But what I have read about air pollution, fungus causing Valley Fever, I'm not so sure moving to Arizona is such a good idea. I'm 64 and heard Valley Fever is a bigger risk for seniors. Any comments?

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Bunny
Phoenix, AZ

Too hot - 1/5/2015

For outdoor activities in lots of the state for lots of the year

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Robert
Glendale, AZ

Dry Heat? OK sure. - 8/8/2014

Yes. Dry heat in the desert for the most part. Although that claim has a large flaw. The two months out of the which are also the hottest, its monsoon season. July and August, give or take a week or two, are extremely humid. Imagine the worst humidity in the country that you have ever felt, then add 15 degrees to it. If you can stay indoors or take a vacation for a month or two (which most do, even the ones that "love it here") you will be able to handle the rest of it. If being able to handle this type of climate is what you want.

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Amy
Peoria, AZ

Love it - 7/24/2014

If you love the dry heat of a desert you will love Arizona!

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Leslie
Sun City, AZ

Don't move to Arizona - 7/19/2014

Dry heat, ok. Hot and miserable, yes. Oppressively uncomfortable about 300+ days/yr. Constant state of drought, water is expensive, utilities high, housing expensive, traffic is always bad. Rude drivers, angry people, lots of drugs, thieves, gangs, fraud, auto theft,high school dropout rate is one of the highest in US couples with teen pregnancy rate make Arizona a sad place to live.

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