The emergence of another generational divide is making its way to the forefront of the American consciousness. As the majority of the Baby Boomer generation enters seniority, younger generations like Millennials and Gen-Xers are tasked with figuring out what to with their parents' stuff.
According to Tom Verde at The New York Times
, younger generations are "reluctant" to inherit their parents' furniture, kitchenware, and general stuff that come as their parents downsize their living situations.
In the midst of all of this, Goodwill, a popular second-hand store and donation center, is absorbing a good bit of the loot.
"We are definitely getting overrun with furniture and about 20 percent more donations of everything than in previous years," says Michael Frohm, chief operating officer of Goodwill of Greater Washington, in the NYT report...[Read more from the Media Research Center