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- Alison Mackey Associate Professor of Linguistics, Georgetown University; Co-author, "The Bilingual Edge: Why, When, and How to Teach Your Child a Second Language" (Collins)
- Kendall King Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University; Co-author, "The Bilingual Edge: Why, When, and How to Teach Your Child a Second Language" (Collins)
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