Happy Saint Patrick's Day! Here are 11 reasons you should be celebrating

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Happy Saint Patrick's Day! Today is a day to honor all things Irish -- a culture rich with food, history and pride. And whether or not you hail from the land of the rolling green hills, today is the day to celebrate those who do. So in case you don't know what Irish pride really means, we're here to tell you!

Several Irish people took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to explain exactly why they're so proud of their home country.

1. Caring about your heritage is by no means racist:

I am extremely happy about my Irish heritage. I

2. The clothing that represents Irish culture is certainly unique:

I sometimes wear a jacket as an Irish kilt. It

3. Why hide from the storm when you can dance in the rain?

I

4. Being considered a lucky charm is way better than being considered a drunk:

When I tell people I

5. What makes you feel more at home than the expressions you know and love?

If there

6. Having some of your culture's 'stereotypical' qualities doesn't make you a stereotype:

I think it

7. Going back to the land of your ancestors can be very surreal and touching:

I

8. Celebrating Irish culture isn't just about getting wasted:

As an Irish person, I

9. No one likes to be judged about how they look, even if it has to do with their heritage:

I

10. Having a historical and ancestral goal can be very inspiring:

I love my Irish heritage! I want to move there someday and let the culture and environment just soak in!

11. Sometimes, what's inside of you makes you feel more at home than your surroundings:

I feel more connected to my Irish heritage than I do my American heritage.

Want more Saint Patrick's Day confessions? Check out Whisper!

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