What I Realized After Dropping My Teenager Off at a Protest March

No, kids these days aren’t ruining everything.

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When I look at her generation and the millennials that come before her, I don’t have a single worry about whose hands we’re leaving this world in. I feel good. I feel hopeful.

Frankly, I get tired of millennials and Gen Z getting pigeon-holed into being selfish, lazy, and entitled. Start a conversation with people about student loan debt or free college education and you see the condemnation of young people happen fast.

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Flaming pinball, nerd, music lover, wine snob, horrible violin player. No, I won’t stop taking pictures of my drinks. vanessaltorre@gmail.com IG: vanessaltorre

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