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More Than Half Of Spaniards In Their 20s Are Unemployed

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More Than Half Of Spaniards In Their 20s Are Unemployed

More Than Half Of Spaniards In Their 20s Are Unemployed

More Than Half Of Spaniards In Their 20s Are Unemployed

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Even though Spain's economy is out of recession, youth unemployment has hit 57.7 percent — more than double the continent's average. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many Spanish 20-somethings — dubbed the "lost generation" — will have missed a decade or more of work.

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