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Gabrielle Union + Dwyane Wade: What our family taught us about equality

THERE’S AN OLD-SCHOOL MENTALITY FOR PARENTS, ESPEcially if you play basketball, that when your son is born, he’s going to follow in your footsteps. Zaire, who’s now 18 and a key player for one of the best high school teams in the country, quickly met that expectation.

When Zaya was born, we thought the same thing: let’s give her a ball and see if she’s into it. But ever since she was about 3, we realized she wasn’t.

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