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Gen X hits middle age

As Generation X deals with midlife, we are seeing them engage in behaviors unlike their predecessors says journalist and librarian, Sara Scribner, in her Salon article "Generation X gets really old: How do slackers have a midlife crisis?" Pulling from data, personal experience and observation, Scribner paints a portrait of her generation coming to terms with growing up, while still needing to feel young and relevant. We speak with her about her findings and how she came to them. Are you from Generation X? Let us know how you have been dealing with middle age. Photo: courtesy of

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