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Polar bear at zoo

Polar bear at the zoo. (vintage postcard)

Of the many things one learns or tries to learn more about in their 20s is how to have fun as an adult. Having fun as a kid, while certainly more challenging these days, is at least still encouraged by society. But now with college debt, multiple part-time jobs, and the looming certainty of income contraction compared to their parent’s generation, people in this age decade are experiencing emotional burden and anxiety akin to serving in war. Thus far, no real prospects for peace.