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Walt Whitman High School Class of 1968 - Baby Boomers Humour
Pictures in Gallery: 13
As most of us were born in either 1949 or 1950, we qualify as the heart of the  'Baby Boomer' generation. Here then are some interesting photos and comparisons of what we grew up with, and what is prevalent in today's society. See if anything rings a bell for you..

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Our Childhood in Black and White. (Under age 40? You won't understand.) Scroll through this gallery all the way to the Superman photo. I think you'll enjoy it. Whomever wrote this, described ou...
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04-08-2008
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You could hardly see for all the snow, Spread the rabbit ears as far as they go. Pull a chair up to the TV set,? 'Good Night, David. Good Night, Chet.' My Mom used to cut chicken, chop eggs a...
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04-08-2008
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Almost all of us would have rather gone swimming in the lake instead of a pristine pool (talk about boring), no beach closures then. The term cell phone would have conjured up a phone in a jail ...
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04-08-2008
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We all took gym, not PE .. and risked permanent injury with a pair of high top Ked's (only worn in gym) instead of having cross-training athletic shoes with air cushion soles and built in light ref...
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04-08-2008
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Speaking of school, we all said prayers and sang the national anthem, and staying in detention after school caught all sorts of negative attention. We must have had horribly damaged psyches. Wh...
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04-08-2008
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I thought that I was supposed to accomplish something before I was allowed to be proud of myself. I just can't recall how bored we were without computers, Play Station, Nintendo, X-box or 270 di...
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04-08-2008
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Oh yeah ... and where was the Benadryl and sterilization kit when I got that bee sting? I could have been killed! We played 'king of the hill' on piles of gravel left on vacant construction sit...
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04-08-2008
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We didn't act up at the neighbor's house either because if we did, we got our butt spanked there and then we got butt spanked again when we got home. I recall Donny Serge from next door coming o...
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04-08-2008
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We needed to get into group therapy and anger management classes? We were obviously so duped by so many societal ills that we didn't even notice that the entire country wasn't taking Prozac! How di...
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04-08-2008
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How old is Grandpa??? Stay with this -- the answer is under the picture of the convertible.  It might be a big surprise.   One evening a grandson was talking to his grandfather ab...
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04-08-2008
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Your Grandmother and I got married first, . . . then lived together.   Every family had a father and a mother. Until I was 25, I called every man older than me, 'Sir'. And after I turned 2...
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04-08-2008
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We never heard of FM radios, tape decks, CDs, electric typewriters, yogurt, or guys wearing earrings.   We listened to the Big Bands, Jack Benny, and the President's speeches on our radios. ...
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04-08-2008
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