Ruth Palacio (from left), Shantel Palacio, Peter Palacio and Cyril Castillo greet a neighbor outside the Palacios’ home in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Ruth Palacio (from left), Shantel Palacio, Peter Palacio and Cyril Castillo greet a neighbor outside the Palacios' home in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Ruth Palacio (from left), Shantel Palacio, Peter Palacio and Cyril Castillo greet a neighbor outside the Palacios’ home in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Ruth Palacio (from left), Shantel Palacio, Peter Palacio and Cyril Castillo greet a neighbor outside the Palacios’ home in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, N.Y.