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Monday, January 30, 2012

The American Dream, Revisited

Posted by Alex Zielinski on Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 12:29 PM

Limitless opportunities, professional success, material wealth. Lately, the key words epitomizing the idea of the "American Dream" are just that — a dream. But, while it's definition may have morphed over the years, the idea of a tangible, liberty-fueled future is far from dead. Just...different. So what's the current status of the "American Dream" for us recession kids?

Heres a snippet of the multi-faceted fact sheet. Check out the whole shabang here.
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  • Here's a snippet of the multi-faceted fact sheet. Check out the whole shabang here.

Thanks to the infographic-happy folks at GOOD we have a visual answer.

Apparently, more Gen Y-ers are interested in having family and friends nearby than having a roof over their head. And 75 percent of those surveyed said that being wealthy is not necessary in obtaining the quintessential American Dream.

I now deem thee Generation Can't Buy Me Love.

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