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Once teens were barely tolerated, but now we worship the false god of youth

I mean, it's like, today's teens, they just don't get it! Sure, for them, life is totally phine--er, phat. They are coming of age in an age that celebrates the coming of age. For every standard-issue adolescent yearning, there is a show that explores it on the WB. For each of life's cliched ironies encountered for the first time, there is a chat room to lament it on TeenGripe.com For every pimply punk buying a pop CD, another kid with a good complexion has just released a debut album. Being a teenager these days is as effortless as being...

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