Born in the excess of the 1920's, the crop of Americans who would one day be dubbed the "Greatest Generation" by journalist Tom Brokaw spent their youth enduring the hardships of the Great Depression, and came of age just in time to march off to war in both Europe and the Pacific. The tumults of the age, as tragic as they were, aided in producing one of the best generations of Americans to ever come out of the land of the free and the home of the brave.
In the years that have passed between the advent of the Greatest Generation and the Millennials, many have begun to realize that regardless of the technological advances that we enjoy in the information age, there are plenty of things our grandparents and great-grandparents did better. Here are 15 lessons we can learn from the Greatest Generation.
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