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The Generation X Report: U-M Survey Paints a Surprisingly Positive Portrait
October 25, 2011
They've been stereotyped as a bunch of insecure, angst-ridden underachievers. But most members of Generation X are leading active, balanced and happy lives, according to a long-term University of Michigan survey.
University of Michigan
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