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Common Misconceptions About The #millennials

One thing that really struck me while working at a coffee shop for two years, was the complete misunderstanding the generation of #millennials. For starters, nobody could fathom why a college graduate was working at a coffee shop. “What are you doing here?” people would ask me.

I remember one time a customer came up to me, and began complaining about the Occupy Movement, saying something along the lines of “Why don’t those lazy people just get a job?!”

Now, I’ll admit that the Occupy Movement, in a lot of ways, lacked legs to stand on and a clear agenda to accomplish. At the same time though, I couldn’t believe how much of a misunderstanding there was of the narrative of the folks in my generation. Let me try and debunk those misconceptions:

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