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It wasn’t so very long ago that parents were warned that trying to teach tiny babies a foreign language will delay their speech. But as a mom in a bilingual family, I found that hard to believe.
The other day I was waiting for an elevator in my building with one other gentleman. As the elevator arrived, I hesitated. I usually let others enter first, as a courtesy. But this gentleman held out his hand, motioning me to the door. As I walked through, he said with a chuckle, "You didn't really think I was going to walk in here first, did you?" I responded, "Well, I don't like to take anything for granted nowadays."