Zyler, wearing rainbow leggings, scrutinized a pair of hot-pink-and-purple sneakers. Kadyn, in a T-Rex shirt, fixated on a musical cube that flashed colorful lights. Is Zyler a boy or a girl? How about Kadyn? The Cambridge, Mass.
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