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    Is the American Dream Alive and Well?

    Growing up, I believed that the American dream meant working hard, starting a family and providing a better life for your children. But in the face of falling fertility rates in the U.S. — a trend that has profound consequences for our culture, economy and fiscal future — I’m most troubled by the fact that more and more Americans are choosing not to start families at all. What’s more, this “failure to launch” is most prevalent in areas of high economic growth, which sends a clear signal that we need to do more to build an economy that works for young Americans and their dreams for the future.

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