10 Old-School Struggles Kids Nowadays Will Never Understand

By Yagana Shah for The Huffington Post

Though we love the internet and all the technology the 21st century has to offer, many baby boomers can’t help but smile as they think about growing up “back in the day.” Here are the simplest joys that most kids nowadays probably will never understand.

  1. Passing notes.

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Back before everyone had cell phones, the thrill of covertly delivering a note to your BFF during class, without the teacher seeing, was just as exciting as reading the message inside. Oh, memories.

  1. Doing book reports using actual books. 

Before Wikipedia and whatnot, a research paper assignment meant being sentenced to the library for hours at a time. You’ll never know the joy of having the internet until you’ve used a card catalog, lugged around volumes of encyclopedias and gotten more paper cuts than you can count.

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