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The Latchkey Kids: The Least Parented Generation

Born 1965 to 1980, the Latchkey Kids watched themselves ‘home alone’ while our parents paid the costs of 1970s hyperinflation (like today?)

A typical Latchkey Kid— photo illustration by Superbass via Wikimedia Commons.

Generation X, born from 1965 through 1980, is the least-parented generation. Our parents divorced in record numbers in an inflationary time like today.

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Joseph Serwach

Joseph Serwach

Story + Identity = Mission. Author, Writer: Journalism, Leadership Culture, Communications, Religion, Education, History. Inspiration: Catholic, Polish.