How The Mixed Tape Became A Romantic Icon Of Generation X

Relationships haven’t been the same since

Barry Davret
Sep 4 · 5 min read
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In the summer of 1988, my high school girlfriend, Cara, snagged me away from a twilight game of mini-golf, ushering me across the street to the edge of the beach. She had a surprise for me, she claimed.