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You may be among the 20 million people caught in what's called the 'Sandwich Generation'. That's the growing number of people taking care of their children and aging parents at the same time.
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
an afternoon full of crafts
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Definition and synonyms of sandwich generation from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.