Age-ism: another form of bigotry.

@article{Butler1969AgeismAF,
  title={Age-ism: another form of bigotry.},
  author={Robert N. Butler},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={1969},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={
          243-6
        }
}
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