Essay about Baby Boomers, Generation X And Millennials

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Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials.
“Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person 's character lies in their own hands.” - Anne Frank. Growing up, I always heard stories about how someone did something wrong and then they talk about the way they were brought up. I would see on the news about a man who committed a murder, the news then tries to bring his family into it and place blame on them for his actions. Yes, I think the way you are raised establishes a baseline of right and wrongs, but as you develop and grow you make the decisions on what you think. Work ethics is something I think can be taught through just the display of it alone. Personality can’t be taught and neither can drive, but through good examples I think anyone can become successful. Gender shouldn’t even play a role in success. My grandmother and mother are who I took the time to see how they’ve done over the years and see how life was for them. Waking up on Christmas morning was for others a jolt of excitement and wonder. In 1965, my grandmother Helen M. Strassle, got out of her bed and entered her living room along side her five brothers and six sisters. They all sat and patiently waited for their mother and father to come out and exchange gifts. Each child got a selection of an apple or an orange and one handmade gift. My grandmother tells me to this day that her favorite present was a yarn doll her sister Janna mae had made her.…

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