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New York's 21st Century artisans

Members of the "millennial generation" are finding ways build businesses selling items that are handmade.

The "millennials" are the generation that came of age after the 2008 financial crisis.

Members of the "millennial generation" in New York are now building successful businesses selling items that are handmade.

Old factory buildings and warehouses are now home to hundreds of smaller manufacturing businesses.

Many "millennials" are starting out making handmade products from their own apartment.

Samira Hussain reports.