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Youth Now

Understanding Youth (Now) Is Complicated

This month on Medium: The kids are not all right

Art: Blake Suarez, Sofia Hydman, Noah Baker, Ryan Hubbard

WeWe who have been young and grown older, which is not all of us, know only after the fact what it’s like to live in a culture obsessed with youth. Before we were old enough to understand this fixation, we took it as derision — for good reason. We were scolded and mocked and…




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