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The long road to adulthood

Far from being in a hurry to grow up, it seems today's young people are taking a much longer path into adulthood.

That is according to a new book Not Quite Adults, which says trends such as young adults not leaving home until much later in life, if at all, it is not necessarily a bad thing for society. The book's author, Rick Settersten, outlines why.

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