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Gen Z: "If Technology Wasn't There, They'd All Fall Apart"

STORY BY: Austin Coombes
YEAR: 2019
LOCATION: Winnipeg, MB

Austin reflects on generational differences. Growing up, parents teach us how to write, read and eat, and now - as a 24-year-old - Austin's teaching his mother and grandmother how to operate a computer and how to Google, "something I've been doing since I was 5 or 6 years old!" On the flip side, he coaches at his old high school, where he is 10 years older than the students. He notes that they don't even know how to live their lives without smartphones, how to write things down, "or just experience the world around them... if technology wasn't there, they'd all fall apart!" Thanks for sharing, Austin.

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