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Immigrants

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Statue of LibertyFor a nation of immigrants, we seem strangely ambivalent about new ones. Each generation and ethnicity is distrusted when it arrives, only to assimilate in time to distrust the next. Baby boomers, think back ... how did your family get here? How did it become American? Did you or your ancestors encounter prejudice? How do you view today's immigrants? On this Independence Day, share your immigration stories forward.
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Concerts

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Jefferson Airplane 1967In a recent Facebook meme, people listed ten bands or musicians and asked their friends to guess which one they hadn't seen live. It seemed like there was a story behind every concert. So this week, baby boomers, think back ... to a concert you'll never forget. When was it and who performed? With whom did you go? Why was it memorable? Share your concert stories forward.
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Camp (4 Stories)

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Summer camp—often a child's first extended stay away from home —can leave an indelible imprint on all who attend. Think back ... If you went, where and with whom? What activities did you love and hate? Were you homesick? How did it change you? Or, tell a story about sending your kids to camp, or about going camping. Share your camp stories forward.
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Summer of Love

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Hippie girlThe 50th anniversary of the fabled Summer of Love is being marked by TV specials and museum exhibits. Think back ... did you go to San Francisco? Wear flowers in your hair? Embrace hippie wardrobe, lifestyle, or values? Where were you in 1967? Did you, that year or any year, experience your own summer of love? Share your Summer of Love stories forward.
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