Baby boomers are downsizing — and the kids won’t take the family heirlooms

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Baby boomers are downsizing — and the kids won’t take the family heirlooms

6/4/2017

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For generations, adult children have agreed to take their aging parents’ possessions — whether they wanted them or not. But now, the anti-clutter movement has met the anti-brown-furniture movement, and the combination is sending dining room sets, sterling silver flatware, and knick-knacks straight to thrift stores or the curb.