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The Myth of Adolescence: An Illustration

October 1, 2009

I saw this over at Relevant. Please take the time to watch this video:

One of the most amazing parts? He was 14 years old when he started! As I prepare to lead a D-Now at the end of the month, I return to the wisdom of my professors Dr. Black and  Dr. Reid who believe that young people are plagued by low expectations. As our country perpetually pushes back the age of adolescence into one’s late 20’s and early 30’s, there are a few like this young man who decide to reject passivity and accept responsibility, even when the expectation isn’t there.

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  1. October 5, 2009 11:24 am

    Powerful stuff.

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