Michelle Holshue racked up $140,000 in student loan debt while training to become a public health nurse. She's living her dream of helping others, she says, but never expected it "to be so hard." Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Buried In Debt, Young People Find Dreams Elusive

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Professor Hal Hershfield (left), 32, uses a computer program to get an idea of what he might look like at 70 (right). Chinthaka Herath/Courtesy of Hal Hershfield hide caption

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Your (Virtual) Future Self Wants You To Save Up

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As the millennial generation enters the workforce, employers report that parents are taking an increasingly active role advocating on behalf of their children. Images Bazaar/Getty Images hide caption

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Helicopter Parents Hover In The Workplace

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At Pace University in New York, college students who tutor seniors in local retirement homes are prepped with sensitivity training. Brittany Beckett (left), a Pace student, and Muriel Cohen work together at United Hebrew of New Rochelle. Courtesy of Pace University hide caption

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Tutors Teach Seniors New High-Tech Tricks

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney works the crowd as he marches in the Fourth of July parade in Amherst, N.H. Members of Generation X supported GOP candidates by a small margin in 2010. Now they are split between Romney and President Obama. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Generation X Divided Over 2012 Candidates

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This office chair was custom-built by a company called ErgoGenesis for a client who exceeded the 600-pound limit of its other chairs. It cost $1,800.

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Workplaces Feel The Impact of Obesity

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Despite New Law, Gender Salary Gap Persists

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Patient Interpreters Save Money, But Who Pays?

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In Rural Wisconsin, German Reigned For Decades

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U.S. Economy Discourages Foreign Day Laborers

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After Raid, Iowa Meatpacker Seeks Palau Workers

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Senate Delays Vote on Immigration Bill

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Immigration Battle Moves to State Legislatures

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Former Workers File Suit Over Illegal Hiring

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