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Generation IKEA views the world via a lens supplied by an IPhone, as such, family heirlooms may get shipped to God knows where.

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Sorry, Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff


Advice for boomers desperate to unload family heirlooms

After my father died at 94 in September, leaving my sister and me to empty his one-bedroom, independent living New Jersey apartment, we learned the hard truth that others in their 50s and 60s need to know: Nobody wants the prized possessions of your parents — not even your kids.

Admittedly, that’s an exaggeration. But it’s not far off, due to changing tastes and homes. I’ll explain why, and what you can do as a result, shortly.

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