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People's Biggest Culture Shocks Coming From Third World Countries

Someone on AskReddit asked for people from third world countries to share their biggest culture shock experiences. Things like having clean water out of the tap, or an ambulance that shows up if you call it (regardless of financial status) are things we can momentarily forget aren't guarantees everywhere else. Definitely a list that helps keep things in perspective. 

People describe their biggest culture shocks coming from third world countries | spartan6222 My roomate's coworker is Guatemala. He says one best things about US is call an ambulance, one actually shows up even if aren't rich or important.
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32 Non-Americans Share Rumors About the U.S. That Turned out to Be True

If you didn't grow up with garbage disposals and cheez wiz, you might also think that they aren't real. Also paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for education. Here are some things people were dumbfounded to discover actually do exist in the US of A. For the other way around, here are some culture shocked Americans describing sharing things they didn't realize were so American.

non american saying string cheese should have been a joke
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Things might be different in Europe, but not THAT different.