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Why Some Millennials Are Saying 'No Thanks' To Family Heirlooms

These porcelain figurines, commonly called Hummels, were popular collectibles in the 1970s. (Christina Estes/KJZZ)
These porcelain figurines, commonly called Hummels, were popular collectibles in the 1970s. (Christina Estes/KJZZ)

As families gather for the holidays, some parents want their adult children to leave with more than new memories. They’re hoping to pass down antique furniture, collectibles and family heirlooms they feel have sentimental or financial value.

But as Christina Estes (@reporterestes) reports from Here & Now contributor KJZZ, many baby boomers are discovering their treasures aren’t valued as much as they expected.

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