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  •  I always thought the definition was (1+ / 0-)
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    kids born to the generation that came home from WWII.  My ex was born in '61, her father was in France toward the end of the War, and she was the last (an oops) child.  Boomer.  I was born in '62, and my father was born during the war, while his father fought it.  So I'm not a Boomer, and arguably, neither was my father.

    Another part of that Boomer definition is often attitudes, expectations...and my ex fit the stereotype, though I never did.

    I realize that all this stuff is all just over generalization, anyway.

    "We refuse to fight in a war started by men who refused to fight in a war." -freewayblogger

    by Bisbonian on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 09:25:11 PM PDT

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    •  My Dad was a WWII vet. (0+ / 0-)

      I was born in 54, my youngest brother in 1960, 64 seems a reasonable cut off date.

      "Remember, Republican economic policies quadrupled the debt before I took office and doubled it after I left. We simply can't afford to double-down on trickle-down." Bill Clinton

      by irate on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 01:54:59 AM PDT

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