Education: Some Tips on Coping with Parents

Henry Muller, son of a San Francisco physician, is a 23-year-old TIME reporter who has lately pondered the declining art of getting through to parents. His advice:

I HAVE never been busted for pot, my hair doesn't brush my shoulders, and you won't catch me nude in the park. I am so straight, in fact, that I actually have a job. Yet despite my failure to display the more flamboyant trademarks of the Aquarian generation, I find myself on the far side of a communications gulf born of the 30-year difference between my parents...

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