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ESSAY

My Generation

Childhood in the age of pandemic and wildfire

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MasterTux on Pixabay

Gen X kids had:

no bike helmets
no internet
no social media
no smart phones
no reporting home until streetlights were on
no seatbelt laws for trips in Washington until 1986
no sunblock
no smoky summers
no masks

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