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Middle Class Photo Project

Liz Clark, Pacific Grove, Calif.

Marketplace Contributor Jun 13, 2012

The photo is of my mom’s 80th birthday party last year, with all of her immediate family gathered to celebrate her at her home; 3 generations. Middle class means her generation and her children were able to get good educations and good jobs. We were all very lucky!

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