As it turns out, there are a couple ways to achieve this:
1. You can pass a render function to your component in place of its children.
2. You can merge new props into the elements passed to props. children by cloning them.
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4 ways to pass children to React elements
1. Nesting JSX.
3. Pass a children prop to createElement()
4. Pass a children prop with JSX.
5. Ok, but… whhhy?
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Make sure in the parent constructor you bind the function you created in the parent.
2. Pass the bound function down to the child as a prop (No lambda because we are passing a ref to function)
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