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Consuelo was born into a family that loved music and dancing. Her parents were musicians and dancers.

Restrictive clauses are adjectival clauses that supply necessary and required information about the noun they refer to

because the referent noun is not unique 

In the following sentences, we need to identify or to describe the people of Southern California, Consuelo's friends, her dancing company, and the costumes,

Many people who enjoy watching Mexican folk dancing live in Los Angeles.

Southern California is a large area where many Mexican-Americans live.

Many of Consuelo's friends that live in the San Diego area would love to join her dancing company.

The dancing company looks for people who are highly skilled.

The folk dance use costumes that are very colorful.   

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