Cruise Ships: How Boomers Destroyed the World

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Boomers, Cruise Ships, and The End of The World

Cruise ships might make you think of margaritas, relaxed boomers, and visions of tropical paradise. But is there a dark underbelly to an industry that’s seemingly all fun in the sun? And are the boomers taking these cruises secretly doing it at our expense?? We’ll explain in this video on Cruise Ships: How Boomers Destroyed the World.

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Written by Amanda Scherker
Hosted by Michael Burns
Directed by Michael Luxemburg
Edited by Mark Potts
Produced by Olivia Redden

Music courtesy of Epidemic Sound

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