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Old 03-29-2018, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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I wouldn't say the American Dream is dead. I think it just means different things based on where you live.

For my friend living in Omaha, it means he's able to purchase a house in his 20's working the same job I do.

It's different for me because of where I choose to live. I'm fully aware that my money could go further in other cities, but home ownership isn't a priority for me so it doesn't really matter to me that I'm renting.
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Old 03-29-2018, 12:30 PM
 
Location: Prescott Valley, AZ
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The American dream is dead if you live in those expensive states.
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