Teen Ink: Our Generation's Woodstock

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Throughout the years there are events that shape history. One such event in the past was the historic music festival known as Woodstock. We're familiar with today's music festivals like Bamboozle (win tickets to this May's Bamboozle here), but how much do you really know about Woodstock?

Today's
Teen Ink pick is an opinion article by Maren K. Medford from Oregon that not only focuses on Woodstock but also on how easily things can change over the years.

The anniversary of the legendary music festival known as Woodstock seems to have passed without much more than a reminiscent remark or sigh by many in our parents' generation. But thanks to famed director Ang Lee's movie, "Taking Woodstock," members of our generation are starting to take more interest. At least I am. As a music lover, the thought of Woodstock makes me salivate. Imagining a "free" music fest where all my favorite bands play makes me want to abandon my cozy lifestyle, strip down to my undies, and roll around in the mud for three days, which is essentially what happened. But I'm curious: could Woodstock ever happen again?

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