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memories of the ’80s – Just as Long as We’re Together by Judy Blume

The late 1980s offered another memorable coming of age novel from Judy Blume: Just as Long as We’re Together. Narrated by 13 year old Stephanie Hirsch, the storyline focuses on the numerous changes that are happening in her life – … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Foxes

This 1980 film avoided the cliches and stereotypes and show what it was like to be an American teen girl in the film Foxes. Deidre (Kandice Stroh) ┬áis boy crazy and all about disco, Madge (Marilyn Kagan) is unhappy with … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – The Facts of Life

The 1980s started with the view of teen life according to girls at a private school: The Facts of Life. A spinoff of sitcom Diff’rent Strokes, the show initially was the move of The Drummond Family housekeeper Mrs. Garrett (Charlotte … Continue reading

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