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Sibling Economics In A Recession03:52
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Emiliano Villa grew up in different financial circumstances than his older sister. (Courtesy Brett Myers via Youth Radio)
Emiliano Villa grew up in different financial circumstances than his older sister. (Courtesy Brett Myers via Youth Radio)
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Economic mobility is critical to achieving the American dream, which centers on the hope that our children will be better off than we are.

To measure how the country is doing against that goal, experts typically look at how families do from one generation to the next. But what happens when there are class disparities among siblings?

Emiliano Villa from Here & Now contributor Youth Radio has the story.

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Emiliano Villa, reporter for Youth Radio.

This segment aired on October 19, 2016.

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