Did the Baby Boomers fulfil their childhood dreams?

Last updated: 05-07-2018

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Did the Baby Boomers fulfil their childhood dreams?

In 1969, more than 10,000 11-year-olds, taking part in the National Child Development Study (NCDS), were asked to write an essay imagining what their lives would be like at 25. This year, these children, and the study turn 60 years old. The Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS), which manages the NCDS, contacted a number of the study members to share their essay with them and to see how their lives have unfolded. For most, this was the first time they had seen their essay since they wrote it ...


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