Things to Know About Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

She is the daughter of immigrants.

She inspired a children's book written by her niece Meena Harris.

She has also written three books of her own.

She wants to give every new parent six months of paid leave.

She married Douglas Emhoff in 2014. He has two adult children who lovingly call Harris Momala.

She loves dogs, but doesn't own one herself.

She attended middle school and high school in Montreal.

She became the first Black woman in California to be elected district attorney.

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