If you’re happy and you know it, you probably live in Louisiana. At least that’s what “Unhappy Cities,” a paper recently released by the U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research, indicates.

Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Shreveport and Houma landed on the list of top 10 U.S. metropolitan areas with the highest reported happiness. No other state claimed more than one spot.

What are they drinking down there?

“It’s sort of a cliche but Louisiana is a place where people love to have a good time,” says one New Orleans resident.

(READ the story from TODAY)

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