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North American Boomers - The largest generation ever Post War 1946 to 1964

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    Posted 1 year ago

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    This is my generation, in fact all four kids in my family were born between 1948 to 1953.

    There was something special about our experiences and the fact we always had to be accommodated while we grew older. Our numbers demanded many changes, which still applies today.

    We were rebellious of the old values by the end of the 1960s, marched for peace and the end of the Vietnam War. Did sit ins in the universities. Prone to be left wing and embraced many new causes. To protect the environment, to allow women legal rights they did not have, to support integration of all races, to demand National healthcare and pensions for the elderly.

    We also caused much global changes for the worse, with our ability to take full advantage of the manufacture of the many toxic life style resources available to us, such as vehicles.

    Images 1. A 1957 kindergarden class for both five year old boys and girls, number of children registered 59. Montreal bilingual school, in a Mount Royal neighborhood.

    Image 2. Third grade class picture in Tree Rivers, 1960, Catholic Nun teaching staff and boarding school for elementary and secondary grades.

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    1. Watchsearcher Watchsearcher, 1 year ago
      My generation also!
    2. truthordare truthordare, 1 year ago
      thanks for the comment and the love Watchsearcher, there are lots of us as members of CW, I think.
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    4. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
      Don't forget plastics and how they had to take me screaming & kicking to go kill people I had nothing against. Yeah, it was a great era (read: error), but we survived! I think ?
    5. truthordare truthordare, 1 year ago
      Thank you for the loves CW members always appreciated.
    6. LazyBoy LazyBoy, 5 months ago
      count me in.... '-))
    7. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 5 months ago
      I missed y'all by one single year I guess, according to your and most folks' definition of 'boomers'. . . but I have always tended towards close friends slightly older than myself . . . ?? ;-) :-)

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