Old, Young No Longer See Eye to Eye; GENERATION GAP Study Finds Wider Differences in Social Values, Lifestyle
Salman, Josh, The Florida Times Union
Byline: JOSH SALMAN
Josephine Crewz doesn't own a cell phone. She doesn't use the Internet.
She places high regard on chivalry and attends church regularly.
The 74-year-old Jacksonville woman considers herself traditional in every sense of the word. She's noticed a drastic change in society since growing up in a large, Italian family in Brooklyn, N.Y. And despite raising 10 children of her own, she can't relate at all to today's younger generation.
"We were brought up the hard way," Crewz said. "These kids now have no responsibility. They worry too much about their Game Boys and what not."
Younger and older Americans see the world differently. The emergence of social networking and Internet technology has created the largest generation gap since the political clashes of the 1960s, …
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Publication information: Article title: Old, Young No Longer See Eye to Eye; GENERATION GAP Study Finds Wider Differences in Social Values, Lifestyle. Contributors: Salman, Josh - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: June 30, 2009. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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