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My mom is a survivor of the WWII. She’s 95, with a clear mind. She endured in her youth forced labour, persecution and years of forced separation from her husband. She never gave up. Now, a stroke hit her. She is in a wheelchair, with half her body paralyzed. But she struggles every day to read, talk and look good. Recently a group of young reporters came to interview her, Interested in her remembrances of those years and her adventures. They were in their twenties. I was nervous because my mom told me she was afraid of the cameras. It was interesting to see how my mom and these youngsters connected immediately despite the generation gap

 

GENERATION GAP – GROWING UP BOOMER.

 

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Journalist. In my fifties. I've worked for 26 years in a newspaper in Spain. I worked for two years as a stringer and correspondent in the US, and went as a special envoy to other places like the Balkans. Sea lover. Avid reader. Classic Music enthusiast.

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