Here Are Some Things About 'Making It' In The United States That A Lot Of People Don’t Know

The American Dream is this hopeful but hazy concept that's bolstered largely by stories of economic achievement. But if we're being honest, the success stories that get the most attention aren't representative of the country as a whole.

When we look at the data, on the other hand, we get a clearer picture of how opportunity is playing out for the majority of people. John Green makes some important connections below.

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Original by John Green of the Vlog Brothers. For a little more, here's an interesting read about the American Dream and millennial optimism. Thumbnail image by Kitty DuKane, used under Creative Commons license.

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