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Older people of Reddit, what was something you witnessed during your lifetime that you didn't think was as big of a deal as people consider it now?

Older people of Reddit, what was something you witnessed during your lifetime that you didn't think was as big of a deal as people consider it now?

seriouslyolderguy

Teachers handing out corporal punishment


foxmachine

My professor told us he got spanked as a teenager at school and he was just happy 'cause it felt like one of the easiest punishment (compared to missing fun events or having to do extra work etc.).


RayJez

Infections , tetanus , barrier nursing , tests for TB , seeing X-ray trucks in local parks to find TB , seeing bomb sites around London in the sixties from the war


wildwidget

Kids in my school wearing calipers because of polio. UK - 1960's. TV 'comedy' shows. Casual racism and sexism.


dawind22

9/11