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Cristina Sanchez and her sisters.

At 28 years old, Cristina Sanchez is living the life. She shares an apartment with her best friend Gracie and has a job she loves at the local Panera Bread. She’s adored by her two sisters and her parents. She lives in a safe, walkable community in Austin, Texas, where people with disabilities live independently among the typically developing population.

Sanchez told “Good Morning America” her independence is “a good thing.”

“Living in an apartment is a good thing. [Being independent] is not that easy for anyone, with our without disabilities.”

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