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Baby Boomers

A generation of children born in the years following World War II. While there is debate about the years in which baby boomers were born, the U.S. Census Bureau defines the generation as being born between 1946 and 1964. The baby boomer generation was one of the largest in U.S. history and had a significant cultural and economic impact. Their impact on American social programs like Social Security and Medicare is expected to increase significantly as they retire in larger numbers.
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As China's baby boom has led to a massive development of products related to babies and children, both premium and mass baby care continue to appeal to distinct consumer groups in China.
But a baby boom has led to pressure on places in the Whitnash and Warwick Gates area of Leamington and parts of south Stratford.
Peta Heskell, a relationship coach, said: 'There is a perfectly logical scientific explanation for a baby boom - the rays from the sun stimulate the production of serotonin which makes people happy.
One is statistical: the aging of the baby boom generation increased the proportion of lone mothers who are over 40.
The stunning fact is, Gens X and Y are putting the baby boom in the shade, both numerically and in sheer concentration.
* An aging, wealthy baby boom generation with excess capital to invest in theaters, condos, restaurants, and charitable causes.
The oldest members of the so-called Baby Boom generation will soon be reaching retirement age.
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Due to regional economic growth, the baby boom generation and a "favorable" political climate, enrollment at COB had risen steadily.
The Baby Boom generation is characterized by its clear dominance of the popular culture of yuppie consumerism.
Between the miners' strike, the rise of the yuppy and the property crash we managed to find enough time to start a mini baby boom.