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Discussion on Ageism

It may just look like an angry rant to you, but this is something that is making me sick. I have no opinion until I am 18. The people that need an education can't vote to have an education because we are to young. How is my life decided from someone else with out my consent. I am 15 and am waiting until the government allows me to have a voice.

one reader responds: "Actually, they don't give you a voice after you turn 18, either."

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