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Only Baby Boomers Will Understand These 7 Outstanding Pictures

As Baby Boomers, we’ve been around for some of the more historic and important moments of our Nation’s history. Cultural changes and technological advancements have improved life for many.

On the flip side, a lot of things we grew up with are no longer around. Sure, we may have the ability to flip through 200 channels to find exactly what we want to watch, no matter what time it is; but there’s something so charming and nostalgic about the Good Old Days (I like to think of it as a special way of life that only us Baby Boomers are privy to)!

So let’s raise a glass to the good old days! There are some things that just can’t be improved on (and sadly, often can’t be replicated either). Take a trip down memory lane with us, and check out the following seven things that only a Baby Boomer would understand.

1. Five-and-Dime Stores

Before the days of online shopping and super-mega-department stores, we had the five-and-dime store! It seemed like you could find anything you needed at one of these variety stores, and for a good price too (hence the name). Branches like Woolworth’s, Ben Franklin, and Kress were the place to go for anything from penny candy to household goods. Click the “Next Page” button for number 2!

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