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letters | As millennials make their way

Baby boomers have saddled their kids with the bill

As I rode the train from the apartment I pay for to my full-time job on Monday morning, I was shocked to read Jennifer Graham’s column disparaging the millennial generation as a group of coddled layabouts enabled by indulgent parents (“A generation of idle trophy kids,” Op-ed, Nov. 4).

Graham gives only a passing nod to the true role the baby boomer generation played in creating fewer opportunities for their progeny — the failed economic and regulatory policies that created the great recession and today’s stagnant economy.

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