baby boomer

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A member of the post-World War II ‘baby boom’ generation, which corresponds to those individuals born after the end of WWII—1945 until 1964

baby boomer

Any person born in the years immediately following the end of World War II (usually defined as the years 1946–1964) when birth rates in the U.S. were unusually high.
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Much like their parents born into the baby-boomer era, young people have a strong attachment to brands.
This is a small percentage compared with the 51% who indicated a high degree of preparedness in serving the changing needs of the baby-boomer generation.
The recession has sharply reduced the number of workers making payments into the trust fund, while jobless early-wave baby-boomers, now passing the minimum benefits age of 62 in increasing numbers, may have had little choice but to begin drawing social security early once their unemployment benefits ran out.
Today, that same generation of baby-boomers who pioneered postmodern rebellion and then institutionalised it, who insisted religion was irrelevant, are confounded by this intensifying Muslim threat to their once-forbidden-but-now-accepted fruits--secularism, amoral social engineering, radical feminism, abortion, pornography, homosexuality, same-sex "marriage," euthanasia and generalised decadence.