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Plastered with poster-size Post-It notes, Liliana Velasquez's Upper Darby apartment has the air of a classroom. In the living room are long lists of words with silent consonants, like g in gnaw; b in plumber; k in knack. In the kitchen, verb conjugations. In the bathroom, measurements: 24 hours is a day; seven days is a week.