Growing Up Poor In The 1980s: The Most Materialistic Decade

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I’ve been nostalgic for the 1980s for the past year. It was just a simpler time. Though for me, it wasn’t always the greatest time.

During the materialistic 1980s, it was hard being working class. Here are some of my memories of how I knew I was poor compared to the kids in my class.

  • Kids who were able to buy books at Waldenbooks instead…

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