As I sit outside a Newport Beach Starbucks, four young folk stride out of the parking lot in mid-conversation.
"Oh," exclaims one girl, "if only we could live off our parents' money forever." Everyone laughs. "Wouldn't that be great?"
They look young. High school, maybe. They don't sound sarcastic.
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"I don't know about you, but I'm gonna," says one of the guys. They draw near my table. "Not to sound like an asshole or anything, but I am!"
A girl asks him, "How old are you?"
And they tumble into Stabucks. And the world turns. And I think I'm crying.