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Do you hear people complaining about a tuned-out, apathetic younger generation?

Here’s a news flash: Today’s young Americans are more serious about giving back than their parents were.

The AP reports, “Those under age 30 now are more likely to say citizens have a “very important obligation” to volunteer, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds.”

Today’s youth are raised being attuned, especially in schools, to a volunteering infrastructure that has “grown exponentially since their parents’ day.”

(READ the story from AP)

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