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Published: Thursday, Dec. 27 2012 11:11 p.m. MST

Can the American Dream still come true? Next » 1 of 10 « Prev
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
The American Dream has always meant different things to different people. Whether the story is one of rags to riches or something more modest, at the core of the American dream is the idea that no matter your background, if you work hard you should be able to improve your lot in life and take care of yourself and your family.

Recent research finds that this dream may be becoming more elusive for many Americans. One study found that 43 percent of people raised in the bottom fifth of households (those making less than $28,900 a year) stay at the bottom throughout their lives.

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