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If you go to the grocery store between 9 am and 11 am, you might encounter a demographically disproportionate number of older adults. You might be tempted to view them of clones, each inhabiting the same archetype of "old person." However, if you sat down with each of them, you would discover a wide range of personalities, skills, perceptions and interests From experience, have you found this to be true of individual people who constitute a crowd of teenagers at the food court in the mall? It's very easy to stereotype, but it ultimately hinders relationships and limits the contribution of some groups within the larger culture.