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Youth Radio has been serving up teenagers’ stories for the past 25 years. But what it means to be a teenager — you know, each generation’s music, slang, fashion, and technology — has changed a lot in that time. We dipped into our archives to bring you stories of teenage life across three generations: X, Y and Z. So grab some headphones and prepare yourself for a nostalgia-filled, interactive trip down memory lane.

  • Asha Richardson
  • Radames Ajna
  • Seth Marceau
  • Devin Glover
  • Desmond Meagley
  • Teresa Chin
  • Lissa Soep