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24 Teenage Badasses Who Give Us Hope For The Future

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    Every generation worries its successors will ruin everything. And, sure enough, every new set of kids does something that completely validates those fears. (We're looking at you, vodka tamponing.) But, we have to remember that these disappointing examples represent just a handful of adolescents and are not a fair portrayal of what's really happening with today’s youth culture. In fact, there are quite a few teens who are killing it in arts, politics, and entertainment. And, we're not just talking YouTube-famous singers. We mean people who are effecting real change and who refuse to accept the status quo. Ahead, 24 teenaged badasses who erase our fears for the future.

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