"(Yes, they grew even as millions of young Americans under social pressure and upon the instruction of their elders, struggled to cease growing; which is to say, struggled to ‘grow up,’ an excruciatingly difficult goal since it runs contrary to the most central laws of nature- the laws of change and renewal- yet a goal miraculously attained by everyone in our culture except for a few misfits.)"

"(Yes, they grew even as millions of young Americans under social pressure and upon the instruction of their elders, struggled to cease growing; which is to say, struggled to ‘grow up,’ an excruciatingly difficult goal since it runs contrary to the most central laws of nature- the laws of change and renewal- yet a goal miraculously attained by everyone in our culture except for a few misfits.)"