If you can call the nation's capital home, you're spoiled for life. Here's why.

Most big cities are a melting pot of cultures and eclectic neighborhoods. But D.C. adds in a serious dose of culture and civic awareness that sets it apart from all the others.

Jefferson Memorial, Tidal Basin

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Part of it is the history, but the magic of Washington, D.C., is a blend of a whole host of things that make it unique. Let's take a look at all the ways that living in D.C. ruins you for life.

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