Rites of Passage: When Are You an Adult? Some say it's when you leave your parents' home. Others point to the first real job. Some say it's marriage and the birth of a child. A new survey says simply the age 26. Join host Neal Conan for a look at that magic moment when we become adults.

Guests:

Thomas Hine
* Author of The Rise and Fall of the American Teenager

Jeffrey Arnett
* Professor of Human Development, University of Maryland

Siobhan Adcock
* Author of 30 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do Before Turning 30

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Rites of Passage: When Are You an Adult?

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Some say it's when you leave your parents' home. Others point to the first real job. Some say it's marriage and the birth of a child. A new survey says simply the age 26. Join host Neal Conan for a look at that magic moment when we become adults.

Guests:

Thomas Hine
* Author of The Rise and Fall of the American Teenager

Jeffrey Arnett
* Professor of Human Development, University of Maryland

Siobhan Adcock
* Author of 30 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do Before Turning 30