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Super Bowl (2 Stories)

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Football fans or not, we can’t deny the Super Bowl’s cultural impact over the last 54 years. Think back to earlier games… were you pumped about your favorite team, or did you watch just the commercials and half-time show? This time, for Super Bowl LIV, will you enjoy the party atmosphere and snacks, or will you avoid the entire spectacle? Share your Super Bowl stories forward.
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Retirement (3 Stories)

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Ten thousand baby boomers retire every day. Think back ... What's your image of retirement and where did it come from? What were your parents' and grandparents' retirements like? Have you retired? If so, what's it like? If not, do you plan to? How do you envision it? Will you be able to survive financially? Is there a downside to retirement? Share your retirement stories forward.
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Children’s TV Shows

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From Howdy Doody to Sesame Street, children’s television shows have had an influence on every generation. Think back . . . What were your favorite shows when you were a child? Did you write on the magic screen with Winky Dink? Or go to the Treasure House with Captain Kangaroo? How do shows from our era compare to those watched by your children or grandchildren? Share your children’s TV shows stories forward.
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Family Myths (1 Story)

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Family myths abound in most families. There are stories passed down over generations, tales shared by grandparents, parents, and siblings. Some family myths don’t pass the truthiness test or have become exaggerated over time. Think back… What are some of the family myths you grew up with as a child that may or may not be true? Are there secrets lurking in your family tree? What stories have you perpetuated by sharing them with your children? Share your family myths stories forward.
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