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    hi, everyone! I have a question:what does 'war baby' mean? Is it the baby born during the war? I think it can't be that meaning
    Who can tell me?
    Thanks a lot!

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    It is just that and a war child is one that has grown up during a war.

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    Also called "Yuppies" in later life.

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