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Happy 18th Birthday, Wikipedia. Let's Celebrate the Internet's Good Grown-­p.

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On Tuesday, Wikipedia celebrates its 18th birthday. If the massive crowdsourced encyclopedia project were human, then in most countries, it would just now be considered a legal adult. But in truth, the free online encyclopedia has long played the role of the Internet's good grown-up.

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