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Psychology professors Jean Twenge and Keith Campbell are experts on the growing trend of narcissism and entitlement in our society. In their book, “The Narcissism Epidemic,” Twenge and Campbell outline the evidence of just how fanatical we have become. Here are some highlights. For Amy Choate-Nielsen's story on "The age of entitlement," click here. For more on Richard and Linda Eyre waging a crusade against entitlement, click here.

Chidi Ogbuta takes the cake
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When Chidi Ogbuta got married, her wedding cake was in the shape of her likeness.

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Giving thanks
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In 2004, football player Freddie Mitchell, who caught a touchdown pass in a playoff game, was grateful to himself, saying, “I’m a special player and I just want to thank my hands for being so great.”

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Making the scene

It is now possible to hire fake paparazzi to follow you around to make a scene and take your picture.

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Skin deep

Mothers anticipating undergoing plastic surgery can buy a book to help their children "learn how the entire family pitches in to help Mommy achieve her beautiful results."

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New degree, new nose
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Many young women receive plastic surgery as a graduation gift.

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A facelift for Fluffy
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Pet owners can even get cosmetic surgery for their pets.

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The king of admiration
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Burger King promotes self-admiration on its food wrappers. One proclaims: “You’re special, and you deserve a special sandwich.” In a cross-promotion with the NFL, Burger King printed bags that said, “You are a BK champion. You eat to win. You grab life by the horns and food by the bun. Big bites, mighty wings, and eating face-first are just a few moves in your MVP playbook. We salute you, champ. And every bite you take. Go on, eat like a champion.”

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Oh, baby
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Old Navy sells baby clothes that say “Mommy’s marvelous and so am I” and “Daddy’s dreamy and so am I."

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Kid bling

The children's book, "This Little Piggy went to Prada: Nursery Rhymes for the Blahnik Brigade" by Amy Allen gets 4.5 stars on Amazon from "fashion-aware" moms with "hip" kids who love to shop.

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