Alberto Vazquez, 24, watches idly from his small coastal Spanish town as the days go by. He surfs and plays online poker to pass the time. Loveday Ijomanta, 26, graduated from the University of Abuja with a degree in mechanical engineering in 2011. Three years later, he still can't find work. Michel Oliveira, 23, sells a smorgasbord of knick-knacks on the streets of Rio de Janiero. But as construction ramps up in preparation for the World Cup, his business is on the decline.
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These are just a few of the faces of 'Generation TBD,' or 'to be determined.' By one count more than 350 million young men and women around the world are neither in school nor employed, with uncertain futures ahead. As part of a GroundTruth fellowship, 21 young journalists have embarked on reporting journeys to find out what these staggering statistics mean for Albertos, Lovedays and Michels around the world, and for the countries they live in.