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Young Adults Falling Behind On Traditional Milestones

08/15/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Baby boomers have long been considered the generation that did not want to grow up, perpetual adolescents even as they become eligible for Social Security. Now, a growing body of research shows that the real Peter Pans are not the boomers, but the generations that have followed. For many, by choice or circumstance, independence no longer begins at 21.

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