Ronald Reagan shares traits with baby boomers

It’s hard to generalize about 78 million people, but boomers do share some distinctive traits.
So as Ronald Reagan again made the news on the days leading up to his centennial celebration, it was a surprise to learn just how much this icon of the Greatest Generation had in common with the Boomer generation. As a student of boomers, I was struck by the similarities, and by the observation that Reagan illustrated some of the qualities that make up the largest generation in history.

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