Props To Generation X for Quietly Changing Society

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Are you a member of Generation X?  If not, I’m sure they are among your co-workers, friends, and family.  Look around you.

Gen X’ers are turning 50 in large numbers, and they are celebrating big time with extravagant birthday parties and lots of friends.  While this small generation ( born between 1965 and 1981) has been widely sandwiched and overshadowed by the larger generations of Baby Boomers and Millennials, they have transformed society on many levels, and are undetected influencers of its younger and older generations.  They are the parents of Millennials, and the children of Boomers.  They were dubbed the “MTV Generation” and “latchkey kids”.  The first generation to grow up without a large adult presence with both parents working, perhaps leading to Gen X’ers being more peer oriented than previous generations.  They brought hip-hop music main stream, put alternative-rock on the map, invented music videos and made indie…

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