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The Seven Up documentary was made by Granada Television, they interviewed and documented the children since they were 7 years old. The children were Tony, Nick, Jackie, Lynn, Sue, Simon, Bruce, Andre, Paul, John, Suzy, and Neil. Each of them was chosen from different social classes and backgrounds because the video was to study how class influenced their responses and prospects. They were interviewed when they were seven, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, and 49.

Tony supported the program passionately wanted to be a jockey, he had to give up because his talent wasn't enough to be it, so he changed his life. When he interviewed, he said money and education doesn't mean anything to him, and they were not useful to him, so this part made me think how he will live in his future. As he said, he studied exams to get a license to become a taxi driver; finally he did when he was 28 years old and married soon. When he was 42 years old, his family seemed difficulties of taking his children, but he was still happy when he was 49 years old.

Suzy was also a popular as Tony but in different way because she had opposite thought about the experiment, but she didn't miss even one. When she was over 21 years old, she was already married and had three children. She also didn't care about her education anymore, so she was dropped from her school. I realized wealthy always doesn't affect in good ways because she spent a lot of money for beauty supplies, but nothing was better than good appearance. When she was 49 years old, she decided to give up filming.

Jackie, Lynn, and Sue were single mom. First of all, Jackie married in her twenties but got divorced when she was 35 years old. She moves to Glasgow with three boys. Sue became single in 42 up with a son and daughter. Lynn wanted to work in Woolworths, but she was working at library about 30 years. In 49 up, her job was abolished. Jackie, Sue and Lynn followed Apted's direction over a few years.

John, Andrew, and Charles, are from...
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