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parent

n. the lawful and natural father or mother of a person. The word does not mean grandparent or ancestor, but can include an adoptive parent. (See: adoption)

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The kids will need to get emotional coaching from their competitors (the parental units) in order to understand how to survive and thrive in the game known as business.
For those with kids, they have more time to be fun parental units. For those who don't have offspring, some have used the extra time finally go to the gym or do a few laps at the pool while some found the time to even renovate their house!
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