Generation X-File Friday

Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, the historic honky-tonk where Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and other stars used to come when they were trying to make a name for themselves, is shown Friday, Oct. 15, 1999. The famous watering hole with the purple paint now shares the street with newcomers like the Hard Rock Cafe, Planet Hollywood and the NASCAR Cafe. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Each Generation X-File Friday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of Generation X. Born from 1965 to 1981, coming on the heels of the Boomer Generation, there were 58,541,842 children born into Generation X. The formative years of Generation X, from the 1970s through the year 2000, were marked by extreme highs and extreme lows. Generation X was marked by a rise in opportunities for women and minorities but also skyrocketing divorce rates, time-poor parents and a mobile society that affected Generation X’s ability to put down roots. The core values of Generation X are self reliance/independence, cynicism/distrust and being disengaged. Generation Xers are also the family first generation, placing more value on time with their own families than their parents did.

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