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  • Gen Yers would sell organs to clear student debt
  • Gen Yers would sell organs to clear student debt
    Jennifer Yin (2010) ©
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Gen Yers would sell organs to clear student debt

Getting a college degree is – for many – an aspirational milestone in life that ensures security further down the line. But with finance-induced stress rife and rising tuition fees, more than 40 million Americans had student debt in September 2014. And they’d go to great lengths to get rid of it.

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