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MTV Poll: Young people happy despite bad economy

Source: Posted By: Billy 4576 days ago

Rick Lagrappe is 19, without a job and living at home in Shawnee, Okla. But he's far from bummed out about life.

Lagrappe described himself as a "very happy" person in an MTV poll of 1,100 young people released Tuesday, and he wasn't alone.

The poll showed that 73 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds were generally happy with life, compared with 66 percent in 2007, even though more of them, including Lagrappe, think they'll have a harder time finding work, buying a house and raising a family than....

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