Great Xpectations of So-Called Slackers

SLACKERS? HARDLY. THE SO-CALLED GENERATION X TURNS OUT TO BE FULL OF GO-GETTERS WHO ARE JUST DOING IT--BUT THEIR WAY

Who would have thought the kids would start taking over so soon? Or that they would even want to? They were supposed to be slackers, cynics, drifters. But don't be fooled by their famous pose of repose. Lately, more and more of them are prowling tirelessly for the better deal, hunting down opportunities that will free them from the career imprisonment that confined their parents. They are flocking to technology start-ups, founding small businesses and even taking up causes--all in their own way. They are making waves on the Web, making movies in and out of Hollywood, making money, spending money....

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