Elysha O'Brien and her husband, Michael, with their sons. Elysha never learned Spanish but is determined that her children will. Courtesy of the O'Brien family hide caption

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Dave Kung with wife Sarah Tyson (left), stepson Cy Tyson-Brown and parents Sonja and George Kung. Courtesy of Dave Kung hide caption

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A submission to the Race Card Project, which asks people to describe their experience with race in six words. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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