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A Gen X Micro-Blog

By Krista DeLauro

Today
Tween or Teen: I am going to go for a bike ride.

Mom: Uhh, Okay, Be safe. Wear your helmet. Check your tires. Lock the front door, Take your keys, Take your phone, Be safe, Watch out for crazy drivers, Be aware of strangers, Stay in the neighborhood, Don't go too far, Come back soon, Where are you going? I can track your phone, You know I worry, So be safe.

The 80's
Tween or Teen: I am going to go for a bike ride.

Mom: Okay.


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