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The Vanishing American Adult

Our Coming-Of-Age Crisis--and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance

by Ben Sasse

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The Vanishing American Adult
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Our Coming-Of-Age Crisis--and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance
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Citing the misguided parenting and government programs that over-protect today's youth, leaving them ill-equipped to handle the demands of the real world, a guide to raising self-reliant young adults explains how to reinstate formative experiences from first jobs and delayed gratification to eating correctly and leaving home.

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Sen. Ben Sasse (left) is sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden in 2015, with Sasse's wife Melissa and his son and daughter. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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