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used in Outliers

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shortage (having an amount that is less than desired)
  • The Termites born before 1911, though, graduated from college at the height of the Depression, when job opportunities were scarce, and they were already in their late thirties when the Second World War hit, meaning that when they were drafted, they had to disrupt careers and families and adult lives that were already well under way.
    Chapter 5 (39% in)

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